The University is committed to recognizing and supporting scholarly research contributions through grants and awards programs.
The University Research Grant (URG) program is an internal grant program provided by the University and administered by each individual college.
The University Research Award recognizes faculty members who are acknowledged for their research nationally or internationally, their quality of scholarly work, and their contribution to profession/discipline.
The University Team Researcher Award recognizes exemplary collaborative research conducted by multiple investigators from interdisciplinary backgrounds.
The Research Initiative Award recognizes faculty members who have initiated a promising research agenda early in their academic careers.
The College Researcher Award is given by university colleges to recognize outstanding researchers.
The Travel Award Program is intended to enhance competitive grant proposals by providing travel support funds to faculty or staff wishing to meet with agency program officers or collaborators at other institutions.
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards, supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
The Grant Writing Mentorship Program facilitates the development of competitive external grant proposals by providing individualized mentorship and training to relatively new faculty or tenured faculty lacking experience in grant writing.
The objective of the Cross-Disciplinary Grant Development Program is to facilitate the development of competitive external grant proposals that support research that crosses disciplinary boundaries.
Research and Sponsored Programs Office allocates a limited amount of matching funds from its portion of centrally distributed indirect funds to provide faculty with publication/exhibition support.