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Description: The CS Research Fund supports independent student research projects in the cognitive sciences: psychology, neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, linguistics, evolutionary biology, animal behavior, education, anthropology, and other fields.
Award: Typical award amounts are around $500.
Purpose: Funds can be used for housing, equipment, travel to research or internship sites, supplies, or other direct research expenses. In some cases student travel to professional conferences can be supported if the student is presenting research findings.
Deadline: Applications are accepted any time during the year, including in the summer.
You must meet these requirements before applying:
If you are an international student, make sure to visit the office of multicultural and international student services to confirm that your research project is compatible with your visa status.
If you plan to pursue your research abroad, the global education office provides information on visas, immunizations, etc. and offers resources for field study in the U.S. or abroad.
Please compile all documents listed in the application as one Word or PDF file, and email your complete application to Laura Waters, CS grants administrator, at lewCS@hampshire.edu
Recipients of the CS research grant are required to write a progress report and a final report. Papers, published abstracts, conference posters, or notices of the work should be attached to the report. You will also occasionally be asked to give presentations of your work. We encourage you to take photos during your project to promote the CS research grant on the cognitive science website, brochures, flyers, etc.
Grant recipients will receive funding as reimbursements for the expenses listed in their budgets. Reimbursements will be provided upon submission of scanned receipts, as the student is expected to keep the original receipts for tax purposes.
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For any questions regarding the CS Research Fund, please contact Jane Couperus, dean of the School of Cognitive Science, at email@example.com.
Samuel PutnamSocial and Hypothetical Distance's Impact on Construal Level and Metaphorical Effects
Jolie AndersonThe Underlying Language Capabilities of Children with CHARGE Syndrome: An Examination of Electrophysiological Responses
Russell CavallaroModeling Morphological Processing in Mandarin Chinese
Emma OpitzThe Relationship between Speech and Music: Tonality and Emotion
Louisa SmithExploring the Effects of Stereotype Threat on Women's Math Performance Through Salivary Cortisol Levels
Greg LarsonStatus of Permeability Effects on Relative Ingroup Prototypicality
Anna YoorsDesigning and Implementing a 7th Grade Curriculum Aboard a Tall Ship