Applicants are encouraged to discuss their proposed project and budget requirements with Karen Havholm in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Schofield Hall 17, 715-836-3405, prior to the submission deadline.
Accounts Payable: Includes policies and reimbursement forms for travel, services, etc.
Human Resources: Includes forms for faculty/academic staff and students/payroll.
Purchasing: Includes information on procurement credit cards and purchase orders.
- Graduate students may apply for funding for services and supplies and/or travel funds in support of their research through the GradRSCA program.
- Graduate students may also apply for funding to present their research at scholarly conferences through the Student Travel for the Presentation of Research Results program.
- On a limited basis, graduate students may be included for stipend funding in student-faculty research projects (summer or academic year), where, along with the faculty mentor, they act as a secondary research mentor to undergraduate students.
Prizes, Awards and Gifts (Participant Incentives)
Prizes, awards, and gifts to research participants are not allowable costs for state funding, per UW System policy. A limited amount of funding is available through the UW-Eau Claire Foundation to support rewards to research participants. The limit per project is $100, and these Foundation funds must be transferred to a department or unit's account that handles Foundation funds (a 133 account).
Please review the University's Policy on Research Participant Incentives as well as Sample Forms. Recipients of these funds must consult with Accounts Payable prior to expending funds to ensure that the many restrictions and requirements related to participant payments are correctly followed.
Scientific Misconduct Policy and Procedures
Animal Care and UseFunded projects involving animals used in research must be approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) before they are implemented. The required application forms are available from Dr. Dan Janik, Chair, IACUC, telephone 715-836-5023.
Proposal ReviewGrant programs have different review processes and criteria. The majority of these proposals submitted for review have a significant amount of paperwork that requires time to process. Processing a proposal typically takes 3 to 6 weeks, depending on the program, the number of submissions, the availability of reviewers, and the availability of the clerical staff. Please refer to the specific program's guidelines or contact Karen Havholm or Ann Statz at 715-836-3405 with questions.
- Summer Extramural Grant Development
- University Research and Creative Activity
- Faculty Sabbatical Leave
- Blugold Commitment-Funded Faculty/Student Research Collaboration and Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates