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COE Faculty-Mentored Graduate Student Research Grant Program

No deadline; 15 high-quality proposals will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis 

Maximum Award of $500

The intent of this grant program is to provide COE graduate students with much-needed financial support to facilitate the completion of their theses and dissertations, and engage more COE faculty in mentoring graduate student research and the peer-reviewed publication process.

The maximum grant amount is $500 and the College will fund 15 high-quality proposals. Though there is no deadline for submitting proposals, please note that the awards are selected on a first-come, first served basis. Applications will not be accepted once the 15 grant awards have been made. 

The qualified applicant for this grant program is a currently-enrolled graduate student at Texas State University, matriculating in one of the COE's graduate programs. The graduate student must have:

  1. had a successful thesis or dissertation proposal meeting;
  2. his/her committee's signatures on the appropriate, official Graduate College form; and
  3. secured IRB approval for their proposal. 

See Application Instructions for additional information and resources. 


Resources


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Current Awardees

Dillon Magee, Master's student in Exercise and Sports Science (Dr. Joni Mettler | HHP)

The Effects of High-Frequency Compared to Low-Frequency Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on anabolic Signaling in Human Skeletal Muscle


Joshua Harris, Master's student in Exercise and Sports Science (Dr. Kevin McCurdy | HHP)

The Effects of a High-volume, Low-intensity, Multi-set Squat Protocol on Power Outputs


Jan Adversario, Doctoral student in Adult, Professional, & Community Education (Dr. Clarena Larrotta | CLAS)

Professional Journeys of Immigrants Creating New Work Identities


Peter Ingwersen, Doctoral student in Adult, Professional & Community Education (Dr. Clarena Larrotta | CLAS)

Synergistic Supervision Strategies of Mid-Level Staff in Student Affairs


Perla Delgado, Doctoral student in Adult, Professional & Community Education (Dr. Clarena Larrotta | CLAS)

Narratives of Community Educators Fostering Adult Education and Community Development


William DeCraene, Master's student in Athletic Training (Dr. Rod Harter| HHP)

Role of the Functional Movement Screen in the Evaluation of Neuromuscular Deficits Associated with Chronic Ankle Instability


Shelia R. Jones, Doctoral student in Adult, Professional & Community Education (Dr. Jovita Ross-Gordon | CLAS)

Navigating the Crossroads of Age, Race, and Gender: Experiences of Midlife, Black, Female Doctoral Students

Past Awardees

FY 16

Sydney Bennett, Master's student in Exercise Science (Dr. Joni Mettler | HHP)

The Effects of an Acute Bout of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on Anabolic Signaling


Mathew McNamee, Master's student in Athletic Training (Dr. Rod Harter | HHP)

Analysis of Plantar Fasciitis Risk Factors among Intercollegiate and Recreational Runners: A Matched Cast-Control Study


James (Matt) Bishop, Master's student in Health Education (Dr. David Wiley | HHP)

Big Decisions: Factors Influencing Teaching Fidelty of a Sexuality Education Curriculum


Jessica Lair, Master's student in Athletic Training (Dr. Rod Harter | HHP)

Perceived Health Related Quality of Life and Access to Health Care among Collegiate Dance Team Members


Timothy Reisier, Master's student in Athletic Training (Dr. Rod Harter | HHP)

Analysis of Patellar Tendinopathy Risk Factors among Physically Active Adults


Regina Hernandez, Doctoral student in Adult, Professional & Community Education (Dr. Clarena Larrotta | CLAS)

Teaching and Learning New Media and Technology in Community-Based Programs: Adult Educators and Older Adult Learners' Experiences


Katherine Forester, Master's student in Exercise and Sports Science (Dr. Lisa Lloyd | HHP)

From Theory to Practice: The Envisioning, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Healthy Behavior Change Theory-Based Employee Wellness Program at a Large University