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Faculty Awards

Faculty Endowment Research Award

Purpose: to provide support for new and ongoing faculty research projects and encourage collaborative and individual research efforts

Award: up to $3,000 for supplies, books, equipment, travel related to research, and other expenses

Timeline: one-year period, from June 1 through May 31

Applications due: to the Office of Research Development Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:00 noon

Please refer to the guidelines below as the application and requirements have changed.

Faculty Graduate Research Assistant Award

Purpose: to provide faculty with research assistance for their scholarly endeavors leading to publication and institutional financial support to graduate students within the context of a mentored research experience

Award: $1,800 per semester (to student)

Timeline: one academic year (Fall and Spring semesters)

Applications due: to the Office of Research Development Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:00 noon

Please refer to the guidelines below as the application and requirements have changed.

Faculty Workload Reassignment Award

Purpose: to provide full-time faculty the opportunity to seek reassignment of workload responsibilities (25% time) in support of individual research and scholarship objectives relevant to their personal growth or to pursue special projects relevant to their departments or college/schools

Award: single semester course release

Timeline: Fall or Spring semester of the academic year

Applications due: to the Office of Research Development Monday, April 13, 2015 at 12:00 noon

Please refer to the guidelines below as the application and requirements have changed.

Feik School of Pharmacy Competitive Intramural Scientific Research Awards

Purpose: to encourage individual and collaborative scientific/biomedical research efforts of UIW faculty and assist researchers in producing pilot data which will enable the investigator(s) to submit for external funding competitions

Award: up to $10,000 for supplies, books, equipment, travel related to research, and other expenses

Timeline: one-year period (June 1 through May 31)

Applications due: to the Office of Research Development Monday, April 20, 2015

Please refer to the Request for Proposals and Application Instructions below.

  • Request for Proposal
  • Application Instructions
  • Application Form
  • Research Plan
  • Additional Biosketch Page
  • Bibliography Page
  • Evaluation Rubric

Student Awards

Student Research Fund Award

The Student Research Fund supports students engaged in independent scholarly research, scientific inquiry, inventive technology, and artistic/ creative activity and is intended to help students pay extraordinary or unusual costs incurred in research projects.

Grants will range up to $1,000. The amount will depend on the number of applications received, the budget available, and on the priority given the application by the selection committee. Preference is given to applications submitted before the research project has been completed.

Student Travel Fund Award

The Student Travel Fund supports students engaged in independent scholarly research, scientific inquiry, inventive technology, and artistic/creative activity travel to meetings or events sponsored by professional organizations for the purpose of reporting the results of research, exhibiting or performing creative works, or otherwise disseminating results of their scholarly activity. This fund does not cover conference attendance for other purposes (e.g., as a non-presenting attendee or workshop participant), nor to present the findings of another's scholarly work.

Grants will range up to $600. The amount will depend on the number of applications received, the budget available, and on the priority given the application by the selection committee. Preference is given to applications submitted before the travel has been completed.

Undergraduate Research Award

The Undergraduate Research Award supports undergraduate students engaged in mentored scholarly research, scientific inquiry, inventive technology, and artistic/ creative activity and is intended to assist students and faculty in covering the cost of such projects.

Awards will range up to $1,800 allocated in the following manner: up to $600 for research funding; up to $600 for dissemination of findings; $600 faculty mentor stipend ($500 stipend with benefits). A total of 10 awards will be given for the academic year and early application is encouraged.