The A&S Research Office

Arts and Sciences Research Office

Promoting Research - Proposal Development - Reviewing Proposals - Gardiner Hall, Suite 320


The A&S Research Office

Funding for College of A&S Faculty

Victor Olorunsola Endowed Research Award

The A&S Research Office solicits applications for the Victor Olorunsola Endowed Research Award in the Spring.  An award of up to $2,000 is made annually. Funds may be used for research assistance, supplies, or as seed money for travel or equipment support. This award is supplemental to normal college funds or funds received from the College Research Committee for such purposes. Applicants must be full-timetenure-track assistant professors in the College of Arts and Sciences and they must be  within their first four years as tenure-track assistant professors. The guidelines are linked here (Word document).

Research and Creative Activities Grant

The College of Arts and Sciences announces funding opportunities to promote research and creative activities of faculty members with the purpose of increasing the extramural research funding, and the number of scholarly publications, refereed exhibits, and artistic performances of the college.  Any tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences is eligible, excluding the A&S Associate Dean of Research.  The initiative will support proposals that contain any one of the following elements: (i) novel/ground-breaking ideas, (ii) exploratory research in an emerging field or extending the frontiers of an established field, or (iii) inter-disciplinary/collaborative research.  The maximum amount for an individual grant is $2,000.  For inter-disciplinary/collaborative research projects involving more than one A&S investigator, the maximum award amount is $4,000. For teams composed of one A&S investigator and a graduate student, the maximum amount is $2,500. Any proposal requesting more than the maximum dollar amounts cited above will be returned without review. The proposal template and guidelines are linked here (Word document).

EVPRI Internal Grants Programs

The EVPRI Internal Grants Programs are funded by the University and administered by Dr. Kevin H. Gardener, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation. Visit the UofL Research and Innovation website for deadlines and application forms.