If the student is enrolled in the Cook Honors College, the thesis is not charged against the History Department allotment of independent study money. Be sure to write “HONORS COLLEGE STUDENT” boldly in the upper right hand corner of the “Request for Independent Study” form so that the cost is charged to the correct budget.
The thesis director is compensated according to CBA guidelines for independent study payment. The “Request for Independent Study” form used to add the credits to the student’s schedule will also, when approved, automatically trigger your independent study payment. Note: this differs from the regulations governing compensation for graduate theses.
The two readers contribute their time as part of their general professional responsibilities, but without additional payment.