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Internal Funding


Advancing Innovative Research


Research and scholarship are fundamental to the mission and vision of Arts & Sciences. Presented below are opportunities to build our research enterprise in addition to supporting research and scholarship in A&S.


Expanding Transdisciplinary Research within Arts & Sciences (A&S)


This mechanism is focused on new research seed grants which enable two or more disciplines in A&S to collaborate on transdisciplinary research projects.

To apply for funding:

Broadening our Funded Research Base in Arts & Sciences (A&S)

This mechanism is focused on creating opportunities for faculty who are applying for external funding from federal agencies, state agencies, and foundations.

  • Up to $20,000 for one year
  • Faculty Awardees will attend grant writing workshop as a cohort
  • Preference for faculty who do not have a history of external funding

To apply for funding:

Supporting Research and Scholarship in Arts & Sciences (A&S)

This mechanism is focused on supporting research and scholarship, bridge funding, and equipment replacement.

Requests for travel support and for equipment repair/replacement will be considered March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. 

To apply for funding:


Application deadlines

November 18, 2022, and March 1, 2023


  • First submission date budget period January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023
  • Second submission date budget period May 1, 2023 - April 30, 2024