Internal Funding Opportunities

Our office is continually working on initiatives to recognize our faculty and reward creativity, productivity and innovative research endeavors. Check back with us regularly and watch your emails for announcements and opportunities through Researchnotes—our Research & Innovation group email list.

AIRE (Equipment) GrantsFaculty Travel GrantResearch Enhancement GrantsResearch Travel GrantsSeed: μICRo GrantsSeed: New Scholarly Endeavor Grants


Proteomics AIRE Grant Equipment

Acquisition of Institutional and Research Equipment Grants

We offer these grants to reward faculty innovation efforts and to enhance our infrastructure at the University in support of research and instruction.

The recipients are awarded funding for their proposed equipment.

View examples of winning proposals.

CABNR Field Work

Faculty Travel Grants

We encourage faculty to engage in travel that will have clear outcomes linking to the University’s strategic goals and positive impact for their department. These grants provide travel funding resources for faculty and are processed in cycles throughout the year:

  • Travel occurring July 1 to Oct 31, 2017 (applications accepted Apr 1 to May 26, 2017)
  • Travel occurring Nov 1, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018 (applications accepted Aug 1 to Sept 22, 2017)
  • Travel occurring Mar 1 to June 30, 2018 (applications accepted Dec 1, 2017 to Jan 25, 2018)
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Research Enhancement Grants

This opportunity is targeted towards enhancing the competitiveness of proposals that will be re-submitted to federal agencies. It will be open for application during the spring semester each year.

Read the complete details for the enhancement grants.

Researcher in the Biosciences Entrepreneurial Lab

Research Travel Grants

Funding opportunities for up to $3000 to support research, scholarly and creative projects requiring travel. All full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and the Reynolds School of Journalism are eligible to apply. The annual call for applications will be during the fall semester.

Application instructions for Faculty Research Travel Grants

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Seed Funding: μICRo Grants

A competitive internal grant open to academic faculty in groups of two or more for a 1:1 match for your ICR funds. Applications will open once per semester.

Read the complete details and apply through InfoEd using the documents below.

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Seed Funding: New Scholarly Endeavor Grants

A competitive internal grant open to academic faculty in groups of two or more for $2,500 or a 1:1 match for faculty funds up to $5,000. Applications will open once per semester.

Read the complete details and apply through InfoEd using the documents below.