The Gene and Susan Lucas fund supports undergraduate research conducted by first-generation college students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Please click on the application on our website to apply for the Gene and Susan Lucas Undergraduate Research Fund!

Student applicants will have demonstrated strong academic performance and interest in research. Funds will support conducting your own research or working in a faculty members’ lab. Applicants will have secured research placement with a faculty prior to applying, or this award could be an incentive to approach a faculty member.

Please contact Associate Dean of Student Academic Support Services Mark Shishim at if you have any questions.

Applications are due April 1.


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