Funding For Students

CURCA Student Conference Fund

Students needing to travel to present or attend a conference directly related to their research or creative project can apply for funding.  Applicants should request funding at least one month in advance of attending the conference.  

April 15, 2023 - Application Deadline 

Application link

Please share your conference experience by providing your reflections. Must be completed within 30 days of travel/attendance: reflection link



Funding For Faculty

Faculty Facilitation Award (FFA)

The Faculty Facilitation Award (FFA) supports undergraduate research (UR) and creative activities (CA) that provide high-impact learning experiences for students at Westfield State University. This grant supports the direct costs of research activities and creative scholarship, for example purchase of equipment and supplies; compensation for research participants; data analysis; and costs associated with performance, exhibition, publication, or conference presentation of the work. This grant does not cover travel costs for faculty or students. Faculty cannot use an FFA to fund their own scholarly activities - the FFA is intended to support scholarly UR and CA projects by students that you are supporting as the faculty mentor.

February 15, 2023 - Application Deadline 

Application details - pdf

Application link