The Ann Louise Page Fund for Undergraduate Research

Description: TheAnn Louise Page Fund for Undergraduate Research awards small grants to support original research by undergraduate student members of the Sociology Department. Funds are awarded on a rolling basis each academic year, and up to $1,000 will be administered annually. 

Scope: Awards are to be made to support original sociological research by undergraduate students. Awards may be used to support activities such as, but not limited to: interview transcription, travel for research, compensation for study participants, and other research-related costs.

Application Requirements: 

  • A letter of recommendation from a relevant faculty mentor. (If there is a faculty mentor overseeing the research in question, the letter should be from them. Letters may come from tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure-track faculty). The letter should speak to student qualifications for completing the proposed research. The letter should also discuss the merits of the proposed project and of the proposed use of funds.
  • A cover letter stating what the funds will be used for; how the proposed research experience contributes to the student’s overall career goals, and how the proposed research relates to the student’s degree concentration. 
  • An info page detailing the following information: Full Name (First, Middle, Last); Banner ID; ASU email address; Phone Number; Degree (B.S. or B.A.) and Concentration; Current Cumulative GPA; Current Major GPA.

Eligibility: Undergraduate sociology majors will be eligible to receive awards.

Deadline: Awards will be made on a rolling basis throughout the academic year.

Submission Instructions: Students should submit their cover letter and info page in pdf form as email attachments to Dr. Johnnie Lotesta, lotestaja@appstate.edu. Faculty mentors should submit letters of recommendation separately to the same address.