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Fall 2017 Armour R&D Proposal Deadline

Event Date 

September 1, 2017 - 5:00pm


Link to online application is below.

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Armour College of Engineering (ACE) is pleased to announce the Fall 2017 request for Armour R&D project proposals as part of the ACE Distinctive Education Initiative. The Fall 2017 Armour R&D program will run from September 11, 2017 to November 17, 2017.


Financial support for those participating in Armour R&D is $11 per hour, with a maximum of $1,100 for the fall. The application should specify whether the project is full-time at 5 or 10 hours per week. The project description should be consistent with that level of effort.


Students participating in these programs must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Prepare a final report that describes results from the research. The report is due the last day of the research period (November 18, 2017).

  • Participate in specific Expos in which students present a poster of their research findings

    • Armour R&D Fall Research Immersion Expo on November 9, 2017

    • 4th Annual Armour R&D Expo to be held in early April 2018

    • Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS) to be held in late April 2018 

  • Submit a paper to the IIT UG Research Journal. The Faculty advisor is expected to mentor the students in the preparation of the poster and paper.

Please note that any future Armour R&D awards are contingent on your adherence to these requirements.


Please note that this program is competitive in nature and not all applications may be funded. There is a two semester limit foreach student eligible for funding under this program. For student/faculty teams that have previously received funding, matching funds from the research laboratory may be required. A well-written application is critical to achieve acceptance into this program. Click below to apply!

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Armour R&D applications will be accepted from August 24, 2017 through September 1, 2017 at 5 pm Central. Applications received outside of this application window will not be considered for the Fall 2017 session.

Award decisions will be announced by September 8, 2017. Student/faculty teams should be prepared to begin to use the funds on September 11, 2017. Funds that are not spent before the end of the fall term will no longer be available.

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