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Garrett Williams presenting poster
Samantha Dennis presenting poster
Rachel Weisbecker presented poster
Julia Cicero receiving award
Hannah Gahagan receiving award

The REACH (Research-Enriched Academic Challenge) award offers the opportunity for SIU Carbondale undergraduate students to work with a faculty member on independent creative activities or research.  

 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 2022-2023 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 2022-2023 REACH Students!

  • Ayers, Claire
  • Bartsch, Caitlyn
  • Burkett, Gabriella
  • Carson, Azareah
  • Coogan, Vanessa
  • Glowinski, Lucas
  • Hoffman, Caleb
  • Iriarte, Aleida
  • Jones, Eli
  • Karl, Katie
  • Ligon, Ryaan
  • Morrical, Claire
  • Olajuwon, Sally
  • Overton, Isaiah
  • Parks, Benjamin
  • Price, Trinity
  • Sanchez, Amber
  • Sedlacek, Erin
  • Skinner, Savannah
  • Sparks, Abigail
  • Wallace, Mae