Applications are not reviewed over winter and summer breaks. In order to receive a grant to use during those time periods, submit the RISE application a minimum of two weeks prior to the end of Session 2 or Session 4.
Seniors graduating in December/January time frames must apply for RISE no later than the last day of classes in Session 1.
Seniors graduating in May must apply for RISE no later than the last day of classes in Session 3.
Otherwise, the deadline to apply for a RISE grant is a minimum of four weeks prior to when funds need to be spent/purchases need to be made. It is never too early to apply for and secure RISE funding.
There is no retroactive funding. If the money has already been committed or spent, it is not appropriate to apply for RISE.
Before applying for a RISE grant, you must read the RISE Guidelines.
Components of a RISE application:
For overseas travel ––Traveler Information form (needed by Associate Provost’s Office)
Contact email@example.com for assistance with the RISE application and/or reimbursement processes.
Daisy Ayala-Gomez ’22 and Johnny Watters ’22, both psychology majors, used their RISE grant to support their capstone research project. They presented their findings at the Virginia Association for Psychological Science in Staunton, Virginia. Their research explored the effects of stress and color immersion in a virtual world on moral decision-making in college students.