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    Discovery Scholars - Interest Form

    Program Information
    The Discovery Scholars Program application period is now closed.


    The Discovery Scholars Program will fund and support first year students to work with engaged faculty members in research opportunities within their discipline. It will also provide active mentorship to students engaging in applied and basic research and scholarly activity.

    Discovery Scholars Students
    • Discovery Scholar (DS) positions are designed to introduce first-year students to undergraduate research/scholarly activity. DS positions are paid a monthly stipend ($200) for the 8 months of August, September, October, November, January, February, March, and April.

    DS Student Commitments
    • Required attendance at the DS orientation meeting in August 2021 and January 2022
    • Enrollment in 1 hour of Research Credit (For example, BIOL 291)
    • Documenting 6 hours/week (4 hours in the research lab, 1 hour with faculty mentor, and 1 hour with research team community meeting) during Fall semester 2021 and Spring semester 2022
    • Through mentorship with research faculty, designing and implementing a research plan
    • Demonstrate safe laboratory practices and correctly using lab equipment
    • Submit monthly stipend effort each month as required by student employment
    • As part of their commitment to the DS program, DS students are required to present at the RSCA 2022 (Mid-March) Student Presentation Day. In addition, DS students may present research results at an approved research venue (this may include travel to an appropriate conference which will require timely prior approval)
    • DS students are required to abide by the CSU-Pueblo Student Code of Conduct: https://www.csupueblo.edu/student-affairs/_doc/student-code-of-conduct.pdf
    Thank You,
    Abby Davidson
    DIRECTOR, 
    TUTORING AND STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT
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