Graduate Research Awards

The Graduate School announces the availability of three semester-long research grants for the Fall or Spring of the 2014-2015 academic year. Each $750 grant is designed to encourage research and is available to graduate students in any graduate degree program at Purdue Calumet.

The John S. Tuckey Award for research in the humanities disciplines. In honor of the distinguished Professor John S. Tuckey, his family awards $1500 to a student for his or her outstanding research in a humanities field.

For both awards,  

Submission Deadline: March 24, 2014

Award Notification Date: May 5, 2014

For specific requirements, deadlines, and application instructions, please read more about Graduate_Research_Awards (PDF)

The Graduate Studies Office is pleased to announce the recipients of the following 2014-2015 Graduate Student Research Awards:
• Karen Schmidt – Department of English & Philosophy – “Modern Themes among the Pioneers: A Critical Preface for Bess Streeter Aldrich’s novel ‘Song of Years’” (Working with Dennis Barbour, Lizbeth Bryant, and Jane Campbell)
• Tiffany Dewell – Department of English & Philosophy – “Active Reflection in the First Year Composition Classroom” (Working with Karen Bishop-Morris)
• Elizabeth Mobley – Department of English & Philosophy – “Milan Kundera and the Pseudo-Death of Narrative Voice” (Working with Daniel Punday)
• Priya Prakash – Department of Biological Sciences – “Analyzing the Functional Role of the GIRK Channel Hydrophobic Pockets” (Working with Radmila Sarac)
The Graduate Studies Office seeks, through awards such as these, to encourage the highest standards of scholarship among its graduate students and we are extremely gratified to provide these opportunities. Please join us in congratulating these students on their excellent achievement!