Graduate Student Research Funding

Graduate students engaged in research projects can receive support to extend research efforts and pay travel expenses when students present their research.

Guidelines

Log on to Moodle to access the necessary forms which are listed in Resources for Graduate Students - Graduate Student Research Forms.

If you receive an award, please ensure that the program for the conference reflects the fact that you are affiliated with Lynchburg College.

Students receiving prior funding include:

Student Program Topic Venue
Gleeson, J. Curt Counseling Counseling Families with Parental Cancer Virginia Counselors Association’s 2011 convention
Rolfes, Melissa Counseling Incorporating Meditation and Yoga into Group Therapy: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Virginia Counselors Association’s 2011 convention
Rolfes, Melissa Counseling Mindfulness-techniques as an intervention for helping professionals coping with compassion fatigue Virginia Counselors Association Conference
Shiree, Royal English “Victory’s Mama”, excerpt from Identity Crisis College English Association Conference, Richmond
Knight, Santina English An Episode in Monacan DNA College English Association Conference, Richmond
Bowes, Brittney History Family Ties and Horses:  How Equine Bloodlines Helped Cement Social Status Among Virginia Elite Virginia Social Science Association Conference, Norfolk
Scott, Melissa English "Smiling Lessons" College English Association Conference, Richmond
Willis, Rachel English Exploration of how Jake Barnes, protagonist of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, maneuvers violence as it relates to his gender identity College English Association Conference, Richmond
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis Virginia Social Sciences Conference
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis Virginia Psychological Association Conference
Hall, Lana Physical Therapy Research Poster Presentation on Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Parkinson’s Disease American Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Combined Sections Meeting
Lewis, Douglas Counseling Grief Experiences of an African-American Child after Sudden Death: A Retrospective Analysis & Clinical Interventions VACES Graduate Student Annual Conference in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Gardner, Christopher Special Education Death Penalty Cases in Virginia pre-Atkins Course Project
Moss, Megan Business Administration Specific Areas Effecting An Increased Turnover of Nurses in The Medical Community Cambridge Business and Economic Conference

 

Other Funding Sources: For resources beyond the Graduate Studies Committee's Research funding program, students may contact Dr. Allison Jablonski, LC's director of Student-Faculty Research (jablonski@lynchburg.edu), to inquire as to whether support may be available from specific endowed funds held by the College.