2018-19 Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Opportunities (CURIO) Program Call for Applications


The Office of Student Research (OSR) invites all undergraduate students to apply for the Collegiate Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Opportunities (CURIO) Research Program. CURIO is a spring semester research program where faculty supervise student-initiated research that culminates in publication in OSR’s online journal, Omnipedia Review, housed in Digital Commons. CURIO provides students with an opportunity to engage in preliminary research, which that forms the basis for every major research project or inquiry-based creative activity, or to continue a research project already in progress.   OSR designates at least one slot for a student project focused on community engagement. Student researchers receive an $1800 stipend and faculty mentors receive a $2500 stipend. Applications are due November 6, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. CURIO supports Goal 1 of Longwood University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), “to improve student learning by promoting their discovery of new knowledge through research” by making available a faculty-guided summer undergraduate research program in all disciplines (Action 1.2).

To Apply:  Students should complete the 2018-19 CURIO Application . Students may also consult the CURIO Rubric. Faculty should complete the 2018-19 CURIO Faculty Recommendation and give it to the student. The student should submit a hard copy of both the Application and Faculty Recommendation to OSR (Library 154) by November 6, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.  Please direct any questions to Dr. Crystal S. Anderson, andersoncs2@longwood.edu