Apply to become a Research Fellow 

Stipends of up to $500 each are available to each student fellow at the end of term after completion of the project. Final paper must be submitted to the Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity (ISRCA@nku.edu), at the end of each semester.

Application Process

Applications will be submitted via email in a single PDF to the Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity, ISRCA@nku.edu by 4:30 pm on

Spring semester: November 1st.

Fall Semester: April 1st. 

One application should be submitted for each student. 

 1.    Cover page with

  •  Name of student, mailing address, contact information, major, degree, and expected date of graduation

  •  Project title

  •  Project abstract

  • Signatures of applicant

2.    A student-authored Proposal. A description of the project including goals, summary of dataset, procedures and significance. Students are encouraged to seek input when writing the proposal. (Maximum of four double spaced pages.)

3.     Role of the student in project. Clearly describe what the student will be doing.

4.     Role of faculty mentor inproject.

 Summary Report

A summary report, written by the student, must be submitted to the Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity (ISRCA@nku.edu), with copies to the appropriate faculty member, by 4:30 pm on

Fall Semester: December 1st

Spring Semester: May 1st