Mini-Grants can be used to finance or co-finance participation in summer schools, workshops, courses, queries, conferences, archival research, analytical studies for the Master’s Thesis, etc.
Applications should contain: contact information, an excerpt from last year’s grades (to be obtained from the Students’ Affairs Office), a substantial description (research goal, methods, expected results), confirmation of acceptance (if the application concerns training, courses, conferences, etc.), tutor’s opinion, and cost estimate.
The Student Initiatives Fund program is continued in the current academic year 2019/20; competition for Student minigrants financed from the rector’s subsidy will include:
1) Individual student applications containing a description of the project, initial cost estimate and opinion of the academic supervisor should be submitted to the Deputy Director for Student Affairs by the end of February 2020. Financing will be granted by a commission consisting of: Dean of the Faculty, Vice-Dean for Student and Doctoral Affairs, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Student Affairs. Grants may be used to finance or co-finance participation in summer schools, workshops, courses, queries, conferences, archival research, etc. The funds awarded should be used until the end of February 2021. The amount for minigrants will be divided in proportion to the number of students studying at individual Institutes;
2) Faculty self-government, Scientific Circles and student teams established for the needs of specific projects may apply for funding or co-financing of their scientific projects. Applications containing a description of planned activities, a preliminary cost estimate and the opinion of the project supervisor should be submitted to the Vice-Dean of the Department for Student and Doctoral Affairs. The call for proposals is continuous. The grant awarded should be used until the end of February 2021.
Information on the spending and settlement of mini-grants:
– all expenses (included in the project cost estimate) should be consulted with the financial section; tickets should be purchased through the UW office, invoices issued for UW (information on the section website is only in Polish, please ask for help your advisor or the director)
– after the end of the project, all costs should be settled and the technical settlement (report on activities undertaken during the project implementation) should also be submitted.
Completion of projects approved in the 2018/19 academic year must be completed by the end of February 2020.