Barth-Crapsey awards are given to encourage high quality independent research by University of Rochester undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences, especially in the fields of government, politics and political history, and literature, and on topics relating to the historical and cultural heritage of the Rochester/Monroe County area.

Awards of up to $600 will be made to support research projects in the above areas. Each project must involve a faculty advisor and may be for credit or non-credit.

To apply for an award please see the Barth-Crapsey Award Guidelines, and submit your completed proposal, including cover sheet, according to the following schedule.

Application submission schedule:

  • December 1 for projects to be performed the following spring semester.
  • April 30 for projects to be performed the following summer/fall or during the following academic year.

An advisory committee will review project proposals and notify applicants three weeks after the deadline for receipt of applications.