Lafayette offers a variety of resources that support faculty and student research.  On these pages you will find information about College-funded programs for research by or with students, funding opportunities administered through the Academic Research Committee, and information from our Office of Sponsored Research.


Academic Research Committee Forms and Deadlines

The Academic Research Committee (ARC) research manual provides details on the various internal funding opportunities and the most recent application forms.

Read the the ARC research manual

Research by Students

Lafayette College has a variety of programs for supporting research activities that incorporate students.

Learn how we support student research

Lafayette-Funded Research

The College-Funded Research Program was established with the purpose of assisting in the advancement of professionally significant faculty scholarship. Faculty members are especially encouraged to seek support for short-term projects or for projects that provide preliminary research for the preparation of off-campus proposals.

Learn more about Lafayette-Funded Research


The College and its faculty are committed to the protection of human subjects who participate in research and to ensuring the humane treatment of animals in research and adherence to applicable federal and state guidelines for their care and use.

Learn more about the Review of Research Protocols

Externally-Funded Research

The Office of Sponsored Research supports projects and activities which originate with members of the faculty and are carried out by them. These programs are supported wholly or in part by external funds awarded to the University. Staff assist with pre-award development, submission, post-award management, and ensures compliance with funding regulations.

Sponsored Research

Faculty Spotlight: Submissions

Faculty are encouraged to submit short descriptions (“faculty spotlight” stories) about performances, productions, publications, community-based research projects, awards, fellowships, grants, etc. that could be featured on the college homepage. Submissions can be submitted using the following link:

Faculty Spotlight Submission Form

Contact Us

Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Lafayette College
219 Markle Hall
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5070
(610) 330-5068 (fax)