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Internal Grants and Awards

Research Funding: Seed Grants and Creative Awards (PDF)

The purpose of this program is to provide financial support to faculty to initiate research, creative and scholarly activity. These awards are not Study Leaves, and as such are not awarded with time-off to conduct the proposed research.

Deadline: Anytime

Study Leave for Tenured Faculty (PDF)

The purpose of this program is to provide paid temporary leave for the support of advancing scholarly research, teaching, and/or creative activity, including development of innovative teaching approaches and methods.

Note: Online application works best with Firefox. If you wish to include a cover letter, please make the letter first page of your Project Description. All uploaded files need to be in pdf format. Size of each uploaded pdf file should not exceeed 5 Mbyets.

Application Date: September 1, 2013 through October 1, 2013

Summer Research Funding for Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty (PDF)

The purpose of this program is to provide support for tenure-track and tenured faculty to engage in scholarly activity during the summer months.

Note: Online application works best with Firefox. If you wish to include a cover letter, please make the letter first page of your Project Description. All uploaded files need to be in pdf format. Size of each uploaded pdf file should not exceed 5Mbyets.

Application Date: September 1, 2013 through October 1, 2013