Internal Funding Opportunities

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Faculty Research Travel Grant Program

Deadline: Rolling

Application Form

The Faculty Research Travel Grant Program aims to improve the competitiveness of research proposals from UO faculty by facilitating interactions with prospective federal or foundation sponsors.  The program grants travel funds of up to $1,000 for faculty to meet with program managers at federal funding agencies and private foundations.

Bridge Funding Support for Research Program

Deadline: Rolling

The competitiveness of the federal funding climate presents unique challenges to principal investigators, especially as unanticipated gaps in funding have negative effects on the continuation of active research programs. The Bridge Funding Support program provides interim resources to mitigate a challenging federal climate and to facilitate the ongoing viability of federally funded research projects.

Faculty Research Awards

Deadline: Monday, November 28, 2016

2017 FRA Application Form

2017 FRA Frequently Asked Questions
Each year the University supports research by faculty whose proposals are selected by a Faculty Research Committee through competitive review. Faculty Research Awards are made annually through the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation to UO faculty from all disciplinary backgrounds.

2017 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I 3) Awards

2016 (I 3) Award Recipients

Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2017

2017 (I 3) Application Form

The Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I 3) award program fosters new interdisciplinary research projects at UO. I 3 partnerships should emerge from shared research interests and needs and be developed in light of external funding opportunities, UO’s institutional strengths, academic priorities, and institutional history. Partnerships may include external institutions of strategic importance.

2017 Interdisciplinary Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2017

2017 Application Form

The Interdisciplinary Awards in the Humanities and Social Sciences program provides seed funding to projects in the environmental humanities and social sciences. The award provides up to $25,000 for innovative projects that investigate the interrelationships between human activity and the environment while employing humanistic and social scientific modes of investigation.

New Junior Faculty Research Awards Program
The Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation offers the New Junior Faculty Research Award.  This program provides funds to junior faculty who have been awarded support by their school, college, department, or unit.  The award provides up to $2,000 to support research expenses to all eligible faculty members in the first year of their appointment.