Research Communications

Winter Quarter 2012 Funding Opportunities 

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate College sponsor and manage several internal funding programs for faculty and students that have deadlines during Winter Quarter. A list of programs is below. Please visit http://www.ohio.edu/research/funding.cfm to access program guidelines and forms.

Baker Fund Awards: http://www.ohio.edu/research/baker.cfm
Competitive awards of up to $12,000 to support research, scholarship, and creative activity. Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 5.
Contact: Eleni Zulia, (740) 593-0929, zulia@ohio.edu.

Ohio University Research Committee (OURC): http://www.ohio.edu/research/ourc.cfm
Competitive awards of up to $8,000 to support research, scholarship and creative activities.  Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 26.
Contact: Eleni Zulia, (740) 593-0929, zulia@ohio.edu.

1804 Fund: http://www.ohio.edu/research/1804fund.cfm
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINES FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE CHANGED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVERAL YEARS:
Feb. 15 for initial discussion with VP/Dean; March 15 for proposal submissions.

The Fund was established by the Ohio University Foundation. Proposals should be linked to the university’s commitments, as outlined in Vision Ohio, to maintaining and enhancing a learning-centered community. The Fund promotes collaboration among units. The Fund focuses its support through two categories:

Faculty Research and Graduate Studies
Research, scholarly activities, and innovations in graduate education.
Contact: Eleni Zulia, (740) 593-0929, zulia@ohio.edu.

Undergraduate Learning
Curricular innovations, programs and activities that enhance the undergraduate educational experience.
Contact: David Descutner, (740) 593-1935, descutne@ohio.edu.

Forms and guidelines are distributed at preliminary discussions. Proposals will not be considered unless a meeting with the VP/Dean has taken place prior to submission. Awards are announced in August.

Student Enhancement Awards (SEA): http://www.ohio.edu/research/sea.cfm
Competitive awards to support undergraduate, graduate, and medical student research, scholarship, and creative activities. Awards of up to $6,000 support research and travel for a student and mentor to attend a professional meeting to present results.
Deadline: Friday, Feb. 17.
Contact: Contact: Jennifer Hines, (740) 593-2800, hinesj@ohio.edu.