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.
Faculty travel grants
We encourage faculty to engage in travel that will have clear outcomes linking to the University’s strategic goals and a 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, 2019 (applications accepted Apr 1 to May 24, 2019)
- Travel occurring Nov 1, 2019 to Feb 29, 2020 (applications accepted Aug 1 to Sept 20, 2019)
- Travel occurring Mar 1 to June 30, 2020 (applications accepted Dec 1, 2019 to Jan 24, 2020)
Funding up to $1000 that is open to all academic and administrative faculty with a research expectation who have a contract to produce scholarly or creative work, such as a book, monograph or multimedia work, and need assistant with production costs.
Research enhancement grants
This opportunity is targeted towards enhancing the competitiveness of proposals that will be resubmitted to federal agencies.
Research travel grants for liberal arts and journalism
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.
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 F&A funds. Applications will open once per semester.
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.