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Funding opportunities

Intramural Funding Opportunities 

Seed Grant Program

The Research Incentive Seed Grant Program supports new areas of research for a principal investigator (PI) seeking to generate extramural funding to perpetuate their research.

Research Instrumentation Fund

Deadline: January 15 & September 17 by 5 pm

The Research Instrumentation Fund (RIF) provides support to faculty and core facilities for new equipment purchases as well as upgrading existing research instruments.

Faculty Scholarly Grant Program

Deadline: August 20 & November 15 & February 15 by 5 pm
(Departmental Approval must be submitted by each deadline for consideration)

The Faculty Scholarly Grant Program (FSGP), formerly known as Faculty Research & Creative Grants (FRCG), supports significant scholarly research and creative projects.

Faculty Release for Scholarly Pursuits 

Deadline: October 2 (Departmental Office), October 23 (VPR Office) by 5 pm

Faculty Release for Scholarly Pursuits (FRSP), formerly known as Faculty Fellow Awards (FFA), is available to tenure-line faculty to provide a semester of release for scholarly pursuits of research or creative projects. 

Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Awards

Deadline: October 15 by 5 pm

The Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Awards (DSCRA) is a prestigious recognition for tenured faculty members who have made significant scholarly contributions to their fields. 

Community Based Research Grant 

Deadline: February 15 by 5 pm

The Community-Based Research (CBR) supports areas of community-based research for a principal investigator or team of investigators.


External Funding Opportunities


Limited Submissions

Limited Submissions are extramural funding opportunities that limit the number applications submitted per institution.


Last Updated: 10/23/18