Student Research

Funding From The Graduate Dean

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning, located in Lyle Hall room 236.

Funding From Other Campus Sources

Spring 2017

The Office of Sponsored Programs now accepting applications for research funding in three different categories for the Spring 2017 semester.


  • Student Grants For Research and Creative Activity Program

    • Funding for research-related travel, materials, supplies, experiments and data collection, books and equipment, and other research needs
    • Both graduate and undergraduate students are eligible
    • Several sources of on-campus funding are available for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to conduct course-related or degree-related research.

Guidelines and Application can be found here: bit.ly/SGRCAInfo

Applications must be submitted electronically by

February 20, 2017


  • Noonan Endowment Award Program

    • Funding for active student participation in conferences, performance competitions, exhibitions, field trips, and off-campus research.

Guidelines and Application can be found here: bit.ly/NoonanInfo

Applications must be submitted electronically by

February 27, 2017


  •  Neimeyer-Hodgson Student Research Grant 

    • Funding for research-related travel, materials, supplies, experiments and data collection, books and equipment, and other research needs.
    • Only undergraduates are eligible to apply

Guidelines and Application can be found here: bit.ly/NeimeyerHodgsonInfo

Applications must be submitted electronically by

February 17, 2017


Undergraduate and graduate students should also consult their academic department to determine if additional department or university sources of funding are available to them.

For more information contact:  Dr.  René Muñoz at ext. 4457 or by email rene.munoz@millersville.edu


The Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB)

Reviews all research involving human subjects to ensure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations on the Protection of Human Subjects. Click here to view the IRB website with meeting dates and additional information on submitting proposals.

Masters Thesis Guidelines

A master's thesis is an approved creative project or an interpretive, analytical work that offers evidence of an original point of view, supported by original research and the results of that research.

The Graduate Course and Program Review Committee has adopted thesis guidelines to aid in the preparation and completion of a thesis. A full copy of the thesis guidelines in addition to helpful forms and template pages associated with the thesis are available here: