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Internal grant programs  

Important! Please read our General Internal guidelines prior to applying to any of these programs.

ORSP offers the following program types:

Click on the program title for a description, requirements of the grant, and detailed application instructions. If the deadlines listed on the right fall on a weekend or holiday the deadline will be the next business day.

Center of Excellence for Student-Faculty Research Collaboration


Proposal Submission Dates for 2015-2016

Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates
February 11th to Chair or unit director

Summer Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

February 16th  to CETL

Student-Faculty Research Collaboration (first call)

July 15th to Chair or unit director

Student-Faculty Research Collaboration (second call)
October 1st to Chair or unit director

Spring Student Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity
(This program is only open in years where additional funds are available for the spring.)

February 2 (if funds are available)

Diversity Mentoring Program
New Project (faculty applicant not yet funded)
Existing Project (faculty applicant funded from ORSP)


Kell Container Corporation Scholarship for Student-Faculty Collaborative Research March 30th to ORSP

Graduate Student Research and Scholarly and Creative Activity (GradRSCA)


Celebration of Excellence in Research in Creative
Activity (CERCA)
(April 27-28, 2016)

March 4th

International Fellows Program
The second and third calls will be subject to availability of funds.

June 13th
October 30th
January 29th

Student Travel for the Presentation
of Research Results



Professional Development Programs

June 1st, September 1st, December 1st, March 1st
Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals
First working day of each month
(to Dean or Equivalent)

Workshops and Special Projects Travel

First working day of each month
(to Dean or Equivalent)

The Visiting Minority Scholars Program

First working day of each month
(to Dean or Equivalent)

Research and Scholarly Activity Support

University Research and Creative Activity

January 28th
(to Dean or Equivalent)

Summer Extramural Grant Development Program
Forms: Cover Page, Budget, Narrative

March 1st
(to Dean or Equivalent)

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Incentive

August 15th
(to ORSP)

Faculty Sabbatical Program

September 9th
(Proposal to Chair or equivalent)

Small Research Grants


Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations