Dean’s Innovation Fund: College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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    Gifts to the Dean’s Innovation Fund for the College of Natural Science and Mathematics can support the following:

    • Scholarships for and recognition of outstanding students
    • Funds for student travel to conferences to present their research results
    • Faculty/undergraduate research collaboration

    Specifically, gifts can be used for

    • $50: Purchase a science book for the Libraries
    • $100: Pay passport/visa fees for a study-abroad student, provide a prize to encourage student excellence in research, purchase a science reference book for a laboratory
    • $250: Purchase equipment to be used in laboratories
    • $500: Support a student science club field trip, sponsor a student’s attendance at a professional meeting
    • $1,500: Host a visiting science lecturer, support a summer school scholarship
    • $2,500: Travel support for a student to study abroad, partial graduate student stipend