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Proposals for Internal Funding

Internal Funding Opportunities

Summer 2014 and Fall Semester 2014 Submissions

Friday, August 1 (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.

Friday, August 15 (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.Fall Semester 2013 Submissions  

The following will be updated with 2014 dates when they are available. Until then, assume the due dates are approximately the same as 2013.

September 5, 2013 (SLA Internal Deadline August 30), 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, 2013 (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. 

October 15 (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. 

November 15, 2013 (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.

December 3, 2013 (SLA Internal Deadline November 26), 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 16, 2013 (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.

Spring Semester 2015 

The deadlines shown are 2014 deadlines.  They will be updated with 2015 deadlines when available.

January 13, 2014 (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.
Additional submission deadlines are Monday April 1 (SLA Internal March 25) and Monday July 1 (SLA Internal June 24).

February 3, 2014 (SLA Internal January 27), 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.

February 17, 2014 (SLA Internal Deadline February 8), 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. Additional deadlines are Tuesday, April 15 (SLA Internal April 8), Monday, June 16 (SLA Internal June 9), and Friday, August 15 (SLA Internal August 8).

Monday, March 3 (SLA Internal Deadline February 24), 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.
Monday, March 17 (SLA Internal Deadline March 10), 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.

Friday, April 11 (SLA Internal Deadline April 4), 4 pm
SLA Summer Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship Grants

Tuesday, April 15 (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.

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. Additional deadlines are Monday, June 16 (SLA Internal June 9), and Friday, August 15 (SLA Internal August 8). 

Monday, June 16 (SLA Internal June 9)
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.

 

 

Internal Funding Submission Procedure