Earn up to $4,000 for your student-led project!

Is there a creative endeavor you want to engage in, or an original research project you would like to conduct? Do you have a product you would like to develop, an entrepreneurial venture you want to launch, or a service initiative you would like to implement? This is your chance to flex your creative muscles, innovate, and explore! 


Applications are currently being accepted for the UConn IDEA Grant academic year funding.

The UConn IDEA Grant program awards funding of up to $4000 per student to support student-designed projects including:

  • ¬†Artistic & creative endeavors
  • Community service initiatives
  • Entrepreneurial ventures & prototype development
  • Research projects
  • Other innovative, student driven projects


Undergraduates in all majors at all UConn campuses can apply. Applications accepted from individuals and small groups. 


Application Deadline:

Monday, March 9, 2020

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