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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.

    Read more

  • CI Travel GrantsOpen For 2018-2019

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

    Travel Grant Application

  • Summer CI grantsNot Available

    CI mentors are invited to apply for funds to support CI student salaries in early summer (May-June) for undergraduate students to continue CI project work. Eligibility is restricted to undergraduate students who: will not graduate earlier than December 2018; and are either enrolled in a Fall 2017-Spring 2018 CI project OR are preregistered for a Fall 2018-Spring 2019 CI project. All student recipients of this award are required to blog or present their summer research.

    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 MentoringNot Available

    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

  • Graduate Student Mentor AwardNot Available

    The Graduate Student Mentor Award is given each year to a graduate student Creative Inquiry mentor to recognize outstanding work with Creative Inquiry undergraduate student teams at Clemson University.

  • 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.