Research Communications

Internal awards programs offer fall funding deadlines, workshops 

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creativity Activity offers several internal awards programs throughout the year to support the research, scholarship and creative activity of faculty, staff and students.

Two faculty programs, the Ohio University Research Committee (OURC) and Baker Fund, both have fall funding cycles. The Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund and Graduate Student Senate funds for original work and travel also can be accessed this semester.

In addition, workshops designed to provide guidance on submitting proposals to the OURC and Baker Fund will be held Sept. 6-11.

Details on the fall funding opportunities are below. For more information or to access additional 2012-13 funding opportunities, visit: http://www.ohio.edu/research/funding.cfm.


Ohio University Research Committee (OURC)

Competitive awards of up to $8,000 provide seed money for faculty and staff to pursue new research and creative activity projects.  Priority is for new faculty and staff or established faculty pursuing projects that are a clear departure from previous research foci.

Deadlines:  Thursday, October 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m.; and Thursday, January 31, 2013, 4:00 p.m.

Workshops:  Thursday, September 6, 2012, 12:00- 1:00 p.m.; Friday, September 7, 2012, 10:00-11:00 a.m.; 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

Please contact Eleni Zulia with questions or for more information (593-0929; zulia@ohio.edu)

Baker Fund Awards Committee

Competitive awards of up to $12,000 to faculty and staff support research, scholarship, and creative activity. The committee seeks to support projects which are near completion and can hopefully be brought to full completion with the assistance of an award.  

Deadlines:  NEW! Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:00 p.m.; and Thursday, February 14, 2013, 4:00 p.m.

Workshops: 
Monday, September 10, 2012, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 3:00-4:00 p.m.; 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided

Please contact Eleni Zulia with questions or for more information (593-0929; zulia@ohio.edu)

Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund
Small awards of up to $500 for travel assistance for undergraduate students presenting their work at conference and other venues for presentation.

Deadline:  Open

Please contact Roxanne Male'-Brune with questions or for more information (597-1227; male-bru@ohio.edu)

Graduate Student Senate: Grant for Original Work
Competitive awards to graduate students to conduct original research, scholarship or creative work. Semester deadlines. Maximum award $750.

For additional information, please visit www.ohio.edu/gss/grants.

Graduate Student Senate: Travel Program
Will support travel to present original work, as well as travel for professional development workshops and seminars. Proposal selected by lottery. Semester deadlines. Maximum award $500.

For additional information, please visit www.ohio.edu/gss/grants.