Research for Credit or Pay

Research for Credit or Pay

For credit:

  • For each credit hour,  3 hours/week of research
  • Once you have a faculty mentor, Kathy Plummer can create a permit for you. 
  • You will then sign up for EAS 4699 Undergraduate Research

For pay: 

  • Once you have a faculty mentor, let Kathy Plummer know. 
  • You will then sign up for EAS 4698 Undergraduate Assistantship (non-billable audit course)
  • Research stipends are available through:
    • Individual faculty grants
    • Rutt Bridges Research Fellowship (EAS only)
      • An announcement will come out each December/January.
      • The application is a one page proposal and letter from faculty mentor
      • Typically due in February for the following summer
    • Presidents Undergraduate Research Award - PURA (campus-wide)
      • These are available for any semester
      • They are due usually toward the middle of the term before (see www.urop.gatech.edu)
      • The application is short (~2 page) proposal and letter from faculty mentor