Resources for Students




Alchemist Review

The Alchemist Review is a journal of literary fiction, poetry, and visual arts dedicated to publishing dynamic works by emerging writers and artists in the University of Illinois Springfield community. With an appreciation for print culture, as well as digital technologies and mixed media, The Alchemist Review provides a forum for collaboration and exploration within the ever-evolving world of literary publishing. The journal is edited by undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Illinois Springfield. For more information, visit


Grant Application Workshop

November 28, 2012
Part 1:
Applying to the Undergraduate Student Research fund  (video)

Dr. Keenan Dungey

Part 2:
Undergraduate research with humans or animals: the IRB (video)

Dr. Frances Shen

Research, Wings, and Other Things

November 12, 2019

Co-sponsored by the Research Society of UIS, Career Development Center, Office of Internships and Prior Learning

View It and Do It

March 2017

Student panel on how to prepare for professional presentations


Faculty development workshops on grant writing, publishing, and mentoring undergraduate research students are offered periodically. Check the Faculty Development Resource Office website for this semester’s schedule of events.


Other funding opportunities:

  • Emerging Scholars Fellowship
  • ISAS
  • Sigma Xi
  • Check with your professional society
  • The UIS Grants and Contracts Office can assist faculty and students in seeking external funding for research. Their website includes information on preparing proposals, policies at UIS, as well as links to the Institutional Review Board for research with human subjects, and the Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals.”




Off-campus training