Campus grant proposals sought before Oct. 15 deadline

9/10/2010

The proposal submission deadline for all campus grants is Oct. 15. Proposal guidelines and application forms are available from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs via e-mail request to dbn-research@umd.umich.edu or by visiting www.research.umd.umich.edu/grants/campusgrants/

Awards will be made in the following categories:

Faculty Research Initiation and Seed Grant: The maximum award is $6,000. It is expected that 15 grants will be awarded in FY2010. This is limited to full-time faculty members and provides funding for research projects that are designed to lead to proposals for external funding.

Faculty Research Support and Maintenance: The maximum award is $6,000. It is expected that nine grants will be awarded in FY2010. This is limited to full-time faculty members and provides funding for research projects in disciplines where there is little chance for external funding.

Faculty Small Research Grant: This grant provides up to $800 to full-time faculty members for research and other scholarly activities.

Educational Enhancement Grant: The maximum award is $1,500. One grant is awarded annually. This grant enables faculty members to enhance the educational experiences of students through the development of new courses and curricula or the purchase of one-time course materials or equipment.

CASL Senior Faculty Scholarship Grant: The maximum award is $3,000. Two grants are awarded annually. This award is limited to full-time CASL faculty members who are working on either a manuscript or a major external grant proposal.

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