Departmental Honors Projects

Anne & Bob De Stefano Undergraduate Research Program

The Anne & Bob De Stefano Undergraduate Research Program makes monetary awards to support undergraduate students doing departmental honors projects. The awards may be used for a variety of purposes, as outlined in the Information Sheet. An Application Form is also provided.

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Download Request for Advance or Reimbursement Form

Completing the Departmental Honors Project

  • Students completing departmental honors projects are required to fill out and submit the following online forms. The results will be recorded in a printed catalog celebrating the accomplishments of honors students.
  • If there are any questions about the form, please contact the Director of Honors.
  • Departmental Honors Projects Poster Session - To complete the departmental honors process, we ask that students display their work to the college community as part of the year-end Convocation of Scholars festivities. This display takes the form of a poster session meant to recognize those students who have successfully completed honors projects in their respective majors and to share their accomplishments with the college community. You are welcome, indeed encouraged, to invite friends and family, as well as your project advisors, to the poster session. We also hope that many faculty members from your respective departments will attend.
    The date of this year's session will be announced when available.

Departmental Honors Projects in Adams Library

Click here for the list of archived projects.

The student is required to submit one original paper copy to the library for Special Collections, with fully-completed approval/ signature pages. Additionally, the student can submit a second copy of their thesis/honors project which the library will bind and send to the student's academic department. Model title and approval pages for Honors Theses are available at the Honors webpage under Departmental Honors Projects.

It is highly recommened that each student submit a digital copy (Word document or PDF) via email to for inclusion in DigitalCommons@RIC, the Institutional Repository of Rhode Island College. In the subject line of your email containing your digital copy, please include your last name and the type of thesis (i.e. Jespersen, Honors or James, MAT).

Students should submit a printed copy of the Deposit and Access Agreement Form (Word Version or Adobe PDFPDF Version) and submit with their project.

Printed copies and the Deposit and Access Agreement Form should be turned in to the Technical Services Department, room 201, Adams Library. Students should call Chhann Ya (401) 456-1903 or Linda McEnery (401) 456-1902 for an appointment.

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Page last updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016