Mentor Grant Information

Congratulations — your student got the grant! Here are the important next steps:

Step 1

RSVP:

Your student must complete and submit the Research Grant RSVP form within 2 weeks of being notified of their award. 

Step 2

Await Approval:

The Honors College will send your student’s project to the Office of Research Compliance to confirm that all federal, state and university policies have been met.

Step 3

Get Your Grant Funds:

Once approved, your mentor stipend will be deposited in your cost center in BASIS, and you will be notified by email.

Step 4

Remember:

Funds must be spent on undergraduate research-related expenses, such as travel to a conference, reference materials, or supplies.

Step 5

Document your Expenses:

Submit expense justification to your departmental BASIS representative.

Step 6

Approval Process:

Your expense justification will be reviewed through the chain of BASIS approvers, including the U of A Foundation. You will be contacted if there are any questions.

Important tips:

Refer your student to the Honors College Research Grant page/Got the Grant! for important information on accepting the grant.

Need more information on how you can use your stipend? Check the Mentor Funds Spending Guidelines page.

Thanks for mentoring Honors College students!