The University Research Awards (URA) provide seed money on a competitive basis for innovative research projects that, when sufficiently developed, are likely to attract external support. Applications for planning grants are also encouraged.
An award of up to $37,500 will be made as a match to funds committed by the applicant’s home school (or applicants’ home schools) for a total of $75,000. The school(s) responsible for the match is/are part of the initial review process. Approval at that level implies a commitment to provide the matching funds if the proposal is awarded.
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on January 31, 2022—late submissions or revisions will not be accepted. Please note that selected applicants may be asked to present their research project to the Executive Research Committee prior to the final award decisions, which will be announced in mid-May. Recipients of this award are required to peer review future University Research Award proposals.
Completed applications should be directed to Adele Coelho, Faculty Outreach Coordinator in the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Research, at email@example.com.
The RFP describes the process, the instructions and the instructions and fill-in application can be downloaded here: