Final Report

Final Research Reports are finished project summary reports that state the results and outcomes of the project.

Reports should include details about the research methodology, accomplishments, setbacks and final outcome. Even if a project is continuing past the semester or summer, some form of final report is required for all URC-funded grants. Some grants have additional specific requirements that must also be met, such as the submission of an abstract (an abstract is a brief summary of your work) or thank you note, and failure to comply with any of these requirements will be considered when additional funding is requested and/or may result in charge backs to an individual’s student account.

Report requirements are as follows:

Academic year reports are due by the date indicated on your award letter.

Summer reports are due upon completion of the of the summer research program. Your final sudy grant will not be released until submission of the report, abstract and other requirements.

  • All ASP awardees must our fillable PDF ASP Report Form.  You may need to need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat reader in order to be able to fill it in via Adobe Acrobat. The Report Form requires responses to several questions and asks for a 1-page summary of your research experience.
  • ASP Conference Travel awardees must submit the fillable PDF ASP Conference Travel Report Form to urc@oxy.edu and drop off at the URC the  boarding passes and other receipts. 
  • Fletcher Jones Scholars must submit an eight-to-ten page report on their research along with a 250-word abstract and a statement detailing the advantages of the fellowship, along with a statement of their career and/or educational plans for the Fletcher Jones Foundation at the end of their 18-month fellowship. Shorter interim reports will also be required at the end of each semester and those will be detailed at the time the award is made.
  • Norris Scholars must submit an eight-to-ten page report on their research along with a 250-word abstract and a statement detailing the advantages of the fellowship, along with a statement of their career and/or educational plans for the Norris Foundation at the end of their 18-month fellowship. Shorter interim reports will also be required at the end of each semester and those will be detailed at the time the award is made.
  • ASP Research Travel awardees must submit a final report consisting of a one paragraph abstract, a four-to-five page summary of project activities and results, and a budget report. Participants must share their results with the campus community in a public presentation. Copy the urc@oxy.edu with the e-mail or other announcement of the public presentation with sufficient notice.
  • Summer Research Program participants must submit a final report consisting of five- to-ten pages reporting on the outcomes of their research project to the URC along with a 250-word abstract . Summer Research Scholars must also present their findings at the Conference, complete the various URC surveys, write a thank you note (if needed) to the funding source or agency and consider presenting their research findings at SCCUR or another professional conference. Final reports and abstracts should be emailed to urc@oxy.edu and copied to your mentor.
    • Please attach the report and abstract to your email and title each attachment in the following manner:
      • Last, First, 2020 SRP Abstract
      • Last, First, 2020 SRP Report

Failure to submit a report or adhere to other requirement(s) will disqualify you from consideration for subsequent funding and may result in a charge of the full amount of your award to your student account. All reports are due on the day indicated in your award letter.

All reports should be e-mailed to urc@oxy.edu as Word or pdf documents only. No other formats will be accepted.