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The Research-Enriched Academic Challenge program offers the opportunity for SIU Carbondale undergraduate students to work with a faculty member on independent creative activities or research.  Congratulations to all the 2021-2022 REACH students.  The 2022-2023 REACH application will be available in December 2021.  

Who is eligible to apply for REACH?

  • Degree-seeking undergraduates in all SIU Carbondale majors are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled as a full-time Southern Illinois University Carbondale student with a GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • Applicants who are enrolled as a full-time SIU Carbondale undergraduate student during at least the fall and spring semester of the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Applicants who will work closely with a faculty mentor in their area of research/creative interest to plan the project, prepare the application, and carry out the project.
  • Only one application may be submitted per student.
  • Past recipients of this award are not eligible to reapply.

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 REACH Students!

  • Emily Duran
  • Claire Talbert
  • Samantha Dennis
  • Lily Becker
  • Elysia Lewis
  • Anuj Sharad Pawar
  • Kaitlyn Dodson
  • Valerie Bates
  • Tiana C Daniels
  • Bethany Egge
  • Elle Lanier
  • Jordan Altug
  • Daisy Kaplan
  • Grace Lehnhoff
  • Hannah Gahagan
  • Nicholas Reams
  • Nicholas Bartelsmeyer
  • Tamara Keene
  • Clark Lindsay
  • Julia Cicero
  • Emily O'Brien
  • David Hernandez
  • Arianna Goss
  • Chole Grover
  • Darwin Koch
  • Secilia G Ho
  • Zachary Boehl
  • Nelson Fernandes
  • Lauren Troutt
  • Kaylee Fink
  • Maurnice Scott
  • Prem Rana
  • Reece Davis