Events & Dates

  • Beyond American Indian Stereotypes: A Symposium for Educators
    September 13 || Read More »
  • Paralegal Panel
    September 23 || Read More »
  • Research at the Frontiers: A Geographic Journey-Professor Rudy Banerjee
    October 07 || Read More »
  • Frederick Douglass's THE HEROIC SLAVE and the American Revolutionary Tradition
    October 09 || Read More »

Proposals for Internal Funding

Internal Funding Opportunities

Summer and Fall 2014 Submissions  

Friday, August 15, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline August 8)
New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months. Next deadline is October 15.

September 5, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline August 29), 5pm
Enhanced Mentoring Program with Opportunities for Ways to Excel in Research (EMPOWER)

The EMPOWER program has been developed to support IUPUI faculty who are historically underrepresented and/or excluded populations in their discipline or area of scholarship and historically denied admission to higher education or that discipline, 1) to become successful in sponsored research and scholarly activity, and 2) to achieve significant professional growth and advancement. The program sustains mentorship opportunities through the EMPOWER Grant Program, supporting achievement of excellence in research and scholarly activity, and optimal attainment of academic career goals and objectives.

September 15, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline September 8), 5pm
Funding Opportunities for Research Commercialization and Economic Success (FORCES)
The FORCES program is designed to support IUPUI researchers in the successful transformation of their research findings into commercially viable outcomes. The key goals of FORCES are to support: 1) realization of short-term projects that will enhance commercial value of IUPUI intellectual property assets, by facilitating commercialization of inventions, technologies, or other intellectual property derived from existing research projects, and 2) development of research initiatives that show great promise for commercialization of the research outcomes. Next deadline is March 15, 2015. Scroll down to Spring Semester 2015 on this web page.

October 2014, Date TBD
SLA Summer Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship Grants
We are moving the competition to Fall semester in 2014. Watch for updates, including an updated Call for Proposals. In the meantime, the Spring 2014 Call is provided as an example.

October 15, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline October 8), 5 pm
Research Support Funds Grants (RSFG)
The Research Support Funds Grant (RSFG) program is designed to enhance the research mission of IUPUI by supporting research projects and scholarly activities that are sustainable through external funding. It includes a category for Assistant Professors. Next deadline is April 15, 2015. Scroll down to Spring Semester 2015 on this web page.

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities
This program is designed to assist in the development of innovative scholarship works and creative activities that have potential of significant or new impact on one’s field. It supports new multi-discipline, -unit, and -campus collaborations to cross boundaries in arts and humanities.

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months. Next deadline is December 15.

November 15, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline November 8), 5 pm
International Development Fund (IDF)
The IDF grant was developed to enhance the international research and scholarly activity focus of the IUPUI academic mission. Generally, the IDF grant serves as venture capital to stimulate additional funding for international research and scholarly activity, which have strong potential to generate indirect cost recovery from extramural sources.

November 30, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline November 23), 5 pm
IU Collaborative Research Grants
The IUCRG is open to faculty on all Indiana University campuses. Funding decisions will result from a competitive peer review of proposals in response to this call. The Vice President for Research will make the final funding decisions, based on reviewers’ recommendations. The maximum funding per project will be $75,000 but in exceptional cases, when there is a convincing justification, this maximum could be exceeded. The goals of this competition are to facilitate and support outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries by teams of experts who have not worked together previously in the project’s subject matter. Teams should include experts from different campuses, schools, departments, or disciplines. This opportunity is open to all fields of research.

December 15, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline December 9), 5 pm
New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months. Next deadline is February 15, 2015.

Spring 2015 Submissions 

January 13, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline January 6), 5 pm
OVPIA Overseas Conference Fund Grants

Open to all IU faculty, for travel expenses for participation in an international conference. The faculty member must be presenting a paper, participating in a poster session, be a panel member, or giving a keynote speech. Conferences held in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Mexico are excluded. The maximum award is $1,500. Next deadline is April 1, 2015.

February 1, 2015 (SLA Internal January 24), 5 pm
Release Time for Research (RTR)
IUPUI maintains a robust research enterprise. To support faculty in having adequate time to prepare competitive proposals, the IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has developed the Release Time for Research (RTR) internal funding mechanism. This funding program allows IUPUI faculty a "buy out" of teaching time to prepare high quality grant/contract proposals for submission to external funding agencies. It also supports non-tenure track faculty who are full-time senior lecturers or clinical track faculty possessing terminal degrees relevant to their fields, and who have a desire to engage in research or creative activity in an area that directly relates to their teaching or service mission.

New Frontiers/New Currents
New Currents funds grants of to $20,000 to fund workshops, symposia, or small conferences with major distinguished thinkers on timely topics of significant and broad interest. Next deadline is August 1, 2015.

February 15, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline February 8), 5 pm
IUPUI Arts and Humanities Internal Grant
The three funding programs are:
• Category A (up to $15,000).
This program is designed to enhance research projects conducted by arts and humanities faculty. It allows for things such as up to one month of salary, release time, research assistant support or conference or workshop participation. This grant requires a 1 to 2 match by the faculty member’s department, center or school.
• Category B (up to $5000). 
This is a travel and research support grant that covers travel, equipment, materials, etc. and does not require a match.
• Category C (up to $30,000)
This is a collaborative research grant to support projects conducted by a teams of two or three faculty from different units on campus. May be used for release time, summer salary, research assistant support, etc. This does not require a match.

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months. Next deadline is April 15, 2015.

March 1, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline February 22), 5 pm
Developing Diverse Researchers with InVestigative Expertise (DRIVE)
The DRIVE program is designed to enhance the diversity and research and creative activity mission of IUPUI. Faculty from historically underrepresented populations, usually defined as African-American, Latino-American, Native American, Pacific Islanders, and women are particularly encouraged to apply. The DRIVE program supports projects that have the potential for sustainability through external funding.

March 15, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline March 18), 5pm
Funding Opportunities for Research Commercialization and Economic Success (FORCES)

The FORCES program is designed to support IUPUI researchers in the successful transformation of their research findings into commercially viable outcomes. The key goals of FORCES are to support: 1) realization of short-term projects that will enhance commercial value of IUPUI intellectual property assets, by facilitating commercialization of inventions, technologies, or other intellectual property derived from existing research projects, and 2) development of research initiatives that show great promise for commercialization of the research outcomes. Next deadline is September 15, 2015.

April 1, 2015 (SLA Deadline March 25), 5 pm
OVPIA Overseas Conference Fund Grants
Open to all IU faculty, for travel expenses for participation in an international conference. The faculty member must be presenting a paper, participating in a poster session, be a panel member, or giving a keynote speech. Conferences held in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Mexico are excluded. The maximum award is $1,500. Next deadline is July 1, 2015.

April 15, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline April 8), 5 pm
Research Support Funds Grants (RSFG)
The Research Support Funds Grant (RSFG) program is designed to enhance the research mission of IUPUI by supporting research projects and scholarly activities that are sustainable through external funding. It includes a category for Assistant Professors. Next deadline is October 15, 2015.

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months. Next deadline is June 15, 2015.

Summer 2015 Submissions

June 15, 2015 (SLA Internal June 8)
New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploratory Travel Fellowships
Up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects.
Submission deadlines are every 2 months.

July 1, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline June 24)
OVPIA Overseas Conference Fund Grants
Open to all IU faculty, for travel expenses for participation in an international conference. The faculty member must be presenting a paper, participating in a poster session, be a panel member, or giving a keynote speech. Conferences held in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Mexico are excluded. The maximum award is $1,500. Next deadline is January 13, 2016.

August 1, 2015 (SLA Internal Deadline July 25)
New Frontiers/New Currents
New Currents funds grants of to $20,000 to fund workshops, symposia, or small conferences with major distinguished thinkers on timely topics of significant and broad interest. Next deadline is February 1, 2016. 

 

Internal Funding Submission Procedure