The UConn IDEA Grant Program

The UConn IDEA Grant program awards funding to support student-designed and student-led projects, including creative endeavors, community service initiatives, entrepreneurial ventures, research projects, and other original and innovative projects.

  • Awards of up to $5,000 per student
  • Individual and group applications accepted
  • Open to UConn undergraduates in all majors at all campuses

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UConn IDEA Grant News and Events

UConn IDEA Grant News Archive

Meet the Researcher: Valeria Sarmiento.

UConn Students Use Grant to Create Documentary About Yosemite.

Link to UConn Today Article. Cognitive Garden Takes Root at UConn Avery Point.

Eva Hu '18

Margo Bailey '17

Eva Hu '18

Diana Abouchacra '17

Ben Piascik '17

Gabriel DeRosa '17

Louise Astorino Exhibition Article

John Cody Performance Article

STEMTalk Launch

Elizabeth Charash '18

Nicholas Russo '18

Search for the White Rose documentary

Calliope Wong

Stephen Hawes '17

Cate Solari Exhibition Article

Ryan King '16

Nathan Wojtyna

Jonathan Markovics