The Office of Research and Innovation offers a number of internal grants programs to fund faculty and student research and scholarship. Open solicitations for of these opportunities will be posted in the searchable database on our Competitions, powered by InfoReady, page.
Provide up to $3,000 of funding to assist full-time, active-status researchers with the completion of a project where other funding sources are not available. Researchers from the arts, humanities, and social sciences, broadly defined, are especially encouraged to apply. There is an expectation that project outcomes will enable researchers to expand their research, creative activities, and/or scholarship.MORE INFORMATION
Provide up to $7,500 to assist full-time, active-status early career researchers in the initiation of new scholarship, creative activities, and other research approaches. Researchers from all disciplines are eligible. There is an expectation of significant scholarship and/or collection of preliminary data for proposal submission to an external funding source.MORE INFORMATION
Up to $10,000 in financial support to assist full-time early career and established mentors in the initiation of new collaborative scholarship, creative activities, and other research approaches. Researchers from all disciplines are welcome. There is an expectation of significant scholarship for both the early career research and mentor. In addition, the outcomes should support one or more submissions to an external funding source.
Up to $25,000 in funding to support preliminary activities to form a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team that will lead to the development and submission of a large-scale competitive external proposal to an agency that provides full Facilities and Administrative recovery. Funding may also support an external grant writer/editor with relevant experience, knowledge, and success with the proposed external grant program.