College News

Internal Funding Opportunities

The College has a portfolio of internal funding opportunities. The Research and Innovation Seed Program (SciRIS) awards seed funding for high impact collaborative proposals that build teams, pursue fundamental discoveries, and create societal impact. There are other internal funding opportunites in addition to the SciRIS awards. Deadlines 15 April, 15 July, 15 December.

Innovation Award  NEW!

The College of Science Innovation Award provides critical resources for projects that take a new direction, utilize a new technology or are in the “proof-of-concept” phase. Undergraduate & graduate students and faculty researchers can participate, with a preference given to graduate students and faculty who are developing new areas of research and/or establishing or augmenting research partnerships with external industrial partners.  The Innovation award is made possible by funds from the College of Science Venture Fund.

Campus-wide cost share request form

College pre-award units across campus have teamed up and created a cost share template and request form

Federal Grant Expense Verification Tool

Starting April 2021, the Federal Grant Fund GRS Expense Verification system will send quarterly reminders for expense reviews to PIs with federal grants. Note: "Expense verification may be performed monthly and must be completed at least quarterly. In case of non-compliance, the escalation process is described in the PI and BC sections of the Guidelines for Expense Verification for Federally-funded Sponsored Projects document."

NSF GRFP Online Guide

This Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) course is a one-of-a-kind, self-paced online guide that prepares you for success on Fellowship proposals. While it focuses on the NSF Graduate Fellowship Proposal (GRFP), this guide would be useful for any fellowship or internship proposal. If you are interested in taking this course and have a question about the fee, please contact the ADRGS, Dr. Vrushali Bokil for assistance.

The Graduate school has some great information from a workshop, including slides, video presentation and applicant resources. Check it out here

Graduate School Travel Awards

The Graduate School now offers the Travel Award four times a year rather than three, with no reduction in the overall amount awarded annually.

COVID-19 Specific Funding opportunities

Susan Emerson in the Research Office compiled a list of COVID-19 specific funding opportunities 

Faculty Senate Awards

Nomination Summary Awards Table. The deadlines range from April - June, but many limit the number of nominations per College, so check the dates of interest for internal deadlines.