The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) is accepting applications to the academic year 2016-2017 Internal Funding Initiatives program. These programs encourage leading edge scholarship, creative activities and interdisciplinary research. The next application deadline is 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Proposals are welcome to the following programs:
1) Arts & Humanities Initiative (AHI) Standard Grants
Accepts individual or collaborative grant applications up to $7,500.
2) 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 although smaller funding requests will also be considered. Larger awards up to $75,000 may be available for large interdisciplinary teams.
3) 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.
4) 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.
5) Strategic Global Initiatives Award (sgIA)
Co-sponsored by the 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.
Visit our website for complete details: http://research.uiowa.edu/internal-funding-initiatives-ifi. Please read the guidelines carefully as the requirements may have changed.