Opportunities and Events

There are a lot of opportunities to interact with Creative Inquiry throughout the year. CI is proud to present the following Opportunities for CI Team Leaders and both CI and all Clemson University students.

  • Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster ForumApril 1&2, 2019

    Present your CI project at the annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum (FoCI) on the 1-2 April 2019.

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  • CI Travel GrantsOpen For 2018-2019

    The Creative Inquiry program offers competitive grants for CI undergraduate student travel.

    Travel Grant Application

  • Summer CI & Undergraduate Research OpportunitiesClosed

    CI mentors are invited to apply for awards to support undergraduate student salaries for eight weeks in early summer (May 6-June 30). Eligibility is restricted to undergraduate students who: will not graduate earlier than December 2019. Preference will be given to students that were enrolled in a Fall 2018-Spring 2019 CI project OR are preregistered for Fall 2019 projects.

    Summer CI Form

  • CI Adobe ScholarsNot Available

    CI team leaders are invited to nominate CI undergraduate students to be CI Adobe Scholars.

    During summer 2017, these students:

    1. Learned to use Adobe Spark tools, Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator and other Adobe programs
    2. Produced digital interactive pages on CI project, one article for Decipher 2018 and 3 additional digital, interactive products (videos, animations, infographics)


  • Bradley Award for Creative Inquiry MentoringOpen

    Nominate a CI mentor for the Phil and Mary Bradley Award for outstanding work with your Creative Inquiry team.

    Click here to find out more

  • Carr Family EndowmentOpen

    Each year applications will be accepted for the Carr Family Endowed CI. This award will provide additional funding for up to one year to enhance eligible research projects.

    New or exiting Cis are eligible to apply. Projects must focus on one or more of the following areas:

    • Rural Economic Development
    • Rural Community/Business Development
    • Fruit, Vegetable/Crop production
    • Production Agriculture Industries


    Click here to find out more

  • The Phil and Mary Bradley Graduate Student AwardOpen

    The Phil and Mary Bradley Graduate Student Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry is presented each spring in recognition of outstanding work with undergraduate students. Nominations are accepted from undergraduate student participants in Creative Inquiry projects. The awards are made possible by an endowment and generous gifts from Phil and Mary Bradley.

    Click here to find out more

  • Show Your CINot Available

    Enter the 3-minute video competition to highlight your CI, your mentor and/or your students.
    Winners will receive supplemental project supply funds and a pizza party!
    Propose your video idea (videos are due in December) by 2 October.