Application Guidelines

The CASE program application system is open and all applications must be submitted by Monday, March 5, 2018 (extended deadline).

All required items are submitted online. Keep in mind that the program is competitive so make sure all application materials are completed to required specifications.

Apply Online

Click on the CASE competition at the bottom of the page on the InfoReady site. You will then be prompted to log in for the first time with your Elmhurst College Technology Account credentials.

Application Requirements

  1. Application form
  2. Project proposal describing your suggested scholarly or creative project. You should work closely with your mentor on this proposal and include the following components:
    • Project title
    • Abstract or summary (no more than 250 words)
    • Project description and challenges (1500 words)
      • Brief background of the project
      • Project plan with timeline
      • Dissemination plan (how will you share this project with others outside of the program?)
    • Reflection (500 words)
      • What are the challenges you expect in carrying out the project?
      • How will participating in the CASE program connect to and support your future career goals?
  3. Budget and justification (only if requesting additional funds. See FAQs for more information)
  4. A letter of support from your faculty mentor. Mentors will be contacted via email and will submit their letters by Thursday, March 8, 2018.
  1. Application form
  2. Project proposal describing your suggested scholarly or creative project. You should work closely with your mentor on this proposal and include the following components:
    • Project title
    • Abstract or summary (no more than 100 words)
    • Project description (500-700 words)
      • Brief background of the project
      • Project plan with timeline
    • Reflection (500 words)
      • What are the challenges you expect in carrying out the project?
      • How will participating in the CASE program connect to and support your future career goals?
  3. Budget and justification (only if requesting additional funds. See FAQs for more information)
  4. A letter of support from your faculty mentor. Mentors will be contacted via email and will submit their letters by Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Kimberly Lawler-Sagarin, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs and Faculty Development; Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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