Pilot project, grant-in-aid money available for winter quarter

Western Today staff
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 12:35pm

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is committed to assisting faculty with research and scholarly activities by providing small grants via pilot project and grant-in-aid awards.

Pilot project:

  • Maximum award - $4,000
  • Deadline: Jan. 15 to the VP for research
  • To generate data for a specific project for extramural funding
  • Reviewed by the Research Advisory Committee

Grant-in-aid: 

  • Maximum award - $2,500
  • Deadline: Jan. 15 to the VP for research
  • To assist with a specific research project or performance/exhibit/creative activity 
  • Reviewed by the Research Advisory Committee

These grants are intended to fund:

  • Individual faculty research, focused on a specific project,(specific instrumentation)
  • Scholarship as it applies to a specific project,
  • Creative activities (performance, exhibition, display).

They are not intended to fund:

  • Travel to professional meetings,
  • Purchase of general-purpose equipment (departmental),
  • Development of textbook, instructional materials, or curriculum, Dissertation work,
  • Travel to and from or per diem during an off-campus professional leave,
  • Hiring of graduate or undergraduate research assistants.

To apply for grant-in-aid or pilot project funding use this form.