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Strohl Undergraduate Senior Thesis Grant Application

Please fill out the following form to apply for the Strohl Undergraduate Senior Thesis Grant.  Fill out all fields corresponding with your information and then upload your proposal file and completed ITAC form (for projects involving international travel) at the bottom of the form.

Your proposal should include:

  • Project Title
  • Abstract, three to five sentences that clearly describe the project and how it will enhance the applicant’s educational experience beyond what would otherwise be possible, and is suitable for media release (250 word maximum).
  • Detailed proposal, up to 1,000 words, which includes the objective and approach of the proposed research activity, relevance to the student’s educational goals, and time-line for completion.
  • Budget, including any additional sources of funding. Budget detail should be appropriate to the proposed work. Document must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

An advisor recommendation is also necessary to complete your application.  Applications without recommendation letters from the advisor to the student's project will not be considered.  Recommendation letters can be sent directly from your advisor to

Deadline for submission is October 6th, 2017 at 5 PM EST.

Does your project require IRB/IACUC approval? This question is required for you to submit your application. If you do not know what IRB or IACUC approval is, please contact our office ASAP at 610-758-2585.
If you are requesting equipment in your budget you must first contact Julia Maserjian ( or 610-758-2635) in Library & Technology Services. It is possible that LTS already has the equipment you wish to request and will loan the equipment to you for the length of your project. If not, LTS will work with you to purchase the equipment. Upon completion of your project, all equipment must be returned to LTS as these materials are considered property of Lehigh.
Use this feature to attach and upload your proposal. Document must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
For projects involving international travel, please upload your completed ITAC form. Document must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.

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