Writing a successful thesis: Virtual orientations for the graduate college’s Blackboard thesis site
All thesis students and advisors should attend!
The Graduate College has a Blackboard course site to help ensure that thesis students follow all required formatting conventions, research compliance guidelines, and Graduate College policies when conducting and writing a thesis.
Attend one of the scheduled orientations so that you can become familiar with the contents of the site and be prepared to meet all requirements in a timely manner.
Schedule and Zoom access codes
- Wednesday, September 16, 4:00–5:00 p.m. — https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/92731812792
- Friday, September 18, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/95687225553
- Tuesday, September 22, 4:00–5:00 p.m. — https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/94555967893
- Monday, September 28, 6:00–7:00 p.m. — https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/92651789347
Recorded video of orientation is also available on Blackboard Course, Thesis Graduate College.
Thesis and non-thesis funding available
Faculty, please remind your graduate students that the deadline for fall thesis and non-thesis funding is Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
Missouri State University offers a number of special funding opportunities for graduate students including thesis research, non-thesis research, and student travel funding. This funding is available during fall and spring semesters and specifically supports your research and helps pay costs incurred while initiating or constructing your project.
For more information, visit the graduate college website. If you have questions, contact the Graduate College (836-5335).
Request for proposals – Faculty research grants
Fall deadline is Thursday, October 1
These grants are one-year (max $7500) of funding. The grants are to support new research, creative or scholarly activities or for high quality projects not likely to receive external funding. To be eligible, a person must:
- Be a ranked faculty member
- Submitted the final report for his/her previous FRG to the Graduate College prior to last October 1
- Not received a summer fellowship for 2020 from the Graduate College
- Remain with the University for a year after the project is completed
For more information, visit the FRG webpage. If you have questions, contact the Graduate College (836-5335).