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Attention 1st and 2nd
 

Summary: Attention 1st
and 2nd
Year Students
JEFFERSON PUBLIC CITIZENS EXPLORATORY GRANTS 2012-13
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Jefferson Public Citizens Program (JPC) is a comprehensive academic public service program for all
UVa undergraduates who want to put their learning into action. The JPC program is pleased to announce
Exploratory Grants for 2012-13. The purpose of these grants is to provide an opportunity and funds for
students to explore or further develop a public service research project. Students may wish to use the
funds to pilot a study, pay for travel to a research location or meet with a community partner, or pay for
other costs associated with JPC proposal development. The funds are intended to help defray the costs
of further developing a project idea. Awards are up to $750, and funds are awarded based on the
quality of the proposal.

Example Exploratory Project:
Developing a Sustainable Business Strategy for Women in Monduli, Tanzania
This project focuses on a group of widows in Monduli, Tanzania that makes jewelry. The exploratory
group's preliminary research will include developing a business model for the women and seeking
possible market connections. Students will study the economic feasibility of internationally operating a

  

Source: Acton, Scott - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences