The call for applications for the Spark Undergraduate Research Award in Linguistics has been extended through April 1! Thanks to a generous endowment created by Michael H. and Nancy E. Scarbrough, the Department of Linguistics is able to offer funding to support undergraduate research projects.There are two categories of awards, which are described below. (1) Undergraduate travel awards Students may receive from $250 to $500 to support travel to present their research at a regional or national conference during the current academic year (2021-22, including Summer 2022). The award may be used to support conference travel that has already taken place, or planned travel for a presentation that has been accepted. Please submit the attached application form, together with the abstract for your presentation, a copy of the official notification of the acceptance of your presentation, and a letter of support from the faculty mentor supervising the research project. (2) Undergraduate research projects Students may receive up to $1000 to fund a research project. Please submit the attached application form, together with a detailed project proposal and a budget, as well as a letter of recommendation from a faculty mentor who will supervise your work. For research involving human subjects, please also include a copy of the IRB approval for the project. Students must present the results of their research at a departmental symposium upon completion of the project. The Spark Awards are open to Linguistics majors. Priority will be given to students who have not previously received a Spark Award, but previous recipients may also reapply (with a limit of $2000 in total funding received). Note that this funding may be subject to limits on financial aid eligibility. Please use the following form to apply: Spark Undergraduate Award 2022. Completed applications can be submitted to Amy Smoler at email@example.com or 142 Gilbert Hall.