Centers of Study

2020 CURE Fellowship & Grant Program

Join Smith Institute for Applied Research in a webinar on November 21st and 22nd from 12pm-12:30pm to learn about the 2020 Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Fellowship & Grant Program. Up to 10 faculty who apply by December 2nd and are selected will participate in six workshops, and develop a strategy for imparting research knowledge and skills to their students. Faculty/teaching staff selected for the fellowship program who satisfactorily complete all components of the program will receive a $1000 stipend for their participation. (more…)

2019 CASE Summit Tackles Digital Divide


Charlotte, N.C.- Thursday, November 14, 2019 through Saturday, November 16, 2019 leadership from North Carolina’s and South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and HBCU stakeholders will meet at Johnson C. Smith University’s New Science Center for the 6th Annual Carolinas Alliance for Success in Education (CASE) Summit. (more…)

Student Networking

Soft Skills: Student Networking for Career Readiness (more…)

Vote! 2019 General Election

Early voting (also known as “one-stop” or in-person absentee voting) is available this week until Friday, November 1, 2019. When you vote early, you get the benefit of voting at any of the 17 Mecklenburg County polling sites Monday-Friday 10am-7pm.


American Heart Association Tours Sustainability Village

Charlotte N.C.- October 11th, 2019, representatives from the American Heart Association, including Charlotte’s Lead Heart Director, T.C. Scott, and Yvette Mingo, Vice President of Multicultural Development, Bruns Elementary teachers, and community leaders toured Sustainability Village, JCSU’s farm. (more…)

Student Opportunity Center

Smith Institute has connected with the Student Opportunity Center (SOC), an organization dedicated to connecting students with national conferences, research opportunities, and internship opportunities across the globe. (more…)

Research Rookies Information Sessions

Pick just one of the 4 Research Rookies information sessions to attend: September 12th at 11am or 2pm, or September 13th at 11am or 2pm in Carnegie Hall. Learn more about how to apply for the Research Rookies program and how the skills that you develop through the program can help you be more competitive in your career! Apply Now!Apply-Now (more…)

Student Conference Travel Scholarships

Smith Institute for Applied Research offers Conference Travel Support Scholarships for students! Apply here for travel scholarships! Each scholarship provides up to $1500 to individual Johnson C. Smith University undergraduate or graduate students to defray the cost of travel to attend or present at a professional conference or professional meeting. (more…)

Student Research and Creative Works Scholarship

Student Research and Creative Opportunities Scholarship

This program supports JCSU students in completing faculty-mentored, student-based research and creative work in their disciplines by providing funds to make that work possible. This program does not fund classroom work. Work related to the Senior Investigative Paper does quality. Be sure to carefully look at the guidelines below. Apply here for the Research and Creative Works Scholarship! (more…)

Saturday Sessions Announced!

Join Smith Institute for Saturday Sessions! Learn how to find a mentor, the basics of senior papers, writing for research, and how to find online research resources. The sessions begin September 7th and end November 23rd from 10am-1pm in Carnegie Hall.


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