The College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) Program - SciRIS-ii funds individual faculty who seek to establish or augment research relationships with external partners. Such partners may include OSU units outside COS, academic institutions, industry, and other organizations. SciRIS-ii provide funds to establish partnerships, accelerate project development, generate data and manuscripts, and foster proposal submissions.
SciRIS-ii has a unique purpose focused on assisting individual faculty efforts to establish research relationships with external partners.
SciRIS-ii specifically seeks to
SciRIS-ii funds enable individual PIs to build and solidify relationships with research organizations external to the College.
SciRIS-ii investments make faculty much more competitive for grants by providing them with the seed funding necessary to build bridges, demonstrate the feasibility of their ideas, and quicken the pace of scientific discovery.
Terms: Funds must be expended within one year of award date.
Tenured and tenure-track faculty in the College of Science
December 15, 2018 and annually thereafter.
If the 15th falls on a weekend, the proposals will be due the next business day.
The project description is limited to two pages. It should include the following sections:
Append 2-page biographical sketch of PI to the project description.
Awardee must submit a report describing how the award contributed to advancing a partnership toward concrete outcomes. The report is due within one year of the award date.
Email one combined pdf to bettye [dot] maddux [at] oregonstate.edu by the deadline.
Cost sharing is not required.