The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) is accepting applications to the FY2015 Internal Funding Initiatives. These programs encourage leading edge scholarship, creative activities and interdisciplinary research. We accept proposals three times annually in March, September and December.
The next deadline is 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
Arts & Humanities Initiative (AHI) Standard Grants
Accepts individual or collaborative grant applications up to $7,500.
Major Project Grants
Accepts applications from all disciplines for funding to conduct preliminary work and/or develop pilot data. The anticipated average award amount is $30,000. Larger awards up to $75,000 may be available for large interdisciplinary teams.
Major Conferences/Ideation Meetings
Accepts applications from all disciplines in support of conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia or workshops. The anticipated average award range is $10,000. Larger awards up to $30,000 may be available.
Core Facilities/Shared Equipment
Provides limited funding for development or improvement of core research facilities and equipment that will foster collaborative opportunities on campus. The anticipated average award range is $40,000. Larger awards up to $75,000 may be available.
Strategic Global Initiatives Award (sgIA)
Under co-sponsorship of OVPRED and International Programs, these awards support the creation of new global collaborations opening new areas of research or new research directions that lead to technology transfer and commercialization. The anticipated average award range is $20,000. Larger awards up to $40,000 may be available.