Student Research Opportunities
The SJSU Lurie College of Education prides itself in creating and advocating for opportunities for our undergraduate, graduate, credential, and doctoral students to participate in valuable research opportunities through Lurie College, at SJSU, and beyond.
Lurie College Student Conference Travel Grant
Lurie College has been proud to provide financial support to its students who are presenting their research at conferences. Undergraduate, graduate, credential, and doctoral students have been eligible to apply for up to one $500 grant per fiscal year (July 1 - May 31) towards expenses for registration fees, travel, lodging, and meals. Due to travel and funding constraints, however, this award is not available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Learn about some of our recent recipients below:
Lurie College Student Research Supplies Grant
Lurie College is also proud to provide financial support to its students who are in need of supplies to conduct their academic research. Undergraduate, graduate, credential, and doctoral students are eligible to apply for up to one $200 grant per fiscal year (July 1 - May 31) towards expenses for research supplies. A limited amount of funding is available. To apply, download, complete, and submit our Student Research Supplies Application form (PDF).
Lurie College Student Research Awards
Lurie College is pleased to offer up to four student-research awards for the 2020-2021 academic year to support students to be mentored by a faculty mentor on a student-initiated research project. These awards are designed to support student-faculty collaboration on an on-going or proposed research project related to the student’s major. Students can receive an award of $2,000 per semester and $4,000 a year. The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 academic year was Thursday, April 30, 2020. Learn about some of our 2019-2020 recipients below:
Lurie College Learning Showcase
This event takes place at the end of the fall and spring semesters and highlights Lurie College undergraduate, graduate, credential, and doctoral students' academic accomplishments while they're on their journeys to becoming transformative educators, counselors, therapists, school and community leaders. To learn more, visit the Learning Showcase webpage.
SJSU and CSU Student Research Competition
The SJSU Office of Research in partnership with the SJSU Research Foundation provides undergraduate and graduate research students the opportunity to present their work and compete for selection as SJSU representatives at the annual CSU Student Research Competition. The research presented should be appropriate to the student's discipline and career goals. Proprietary research is excluded. Each college may send forward a total of four student projects (undergraduate and/or graduate) representing outstanding research or creative activity to the university-wide competition.
The deadline to apply for this competition was February 7, 2020. To learn more about the SJSU and CSU student research competition, visit the SJSU Student Research Competition webpage.
SJSU Undergraduate Research Grants (URG) Program
The SJSU Office of Research in partnership with the Center for Faculty Development offers an Undergraduate Research Grants (URG) Program to support the involvement of a undergraduate research student in the Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) initiatives of a faculty. To learn more about how to apply for grant awards of up to $1000, visit the URG Program webpage.