Research Communications

Winter 2015 research funding opportunities and workshops available for faculty, staff and students 

Jan. 6. 2015

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.

Several programs have upcoming deadlines in January and February. In addition, workshops will be offered Jan. 28 and 29 for the 1804 Fund.

For full details about all of the programs listed below, visit: http://www.ohio.edu/research/funding.cfm.

1804 Fund

The Fund was established by the Ohio University Foundation to support the university's core mission of maintaining, strengthening and enhancing a learning-centered community. The Fund promotes collaboration among units. The Fund focuses its support through two categories:
*    Undergraduate Learning - Curricular innovations, programs and activities that enhance the undergraduate educational experience.
*    Faculty Research and Graduate Studies - Research, scholarly activities and innovations in graduate education.

Deadlines:
Feb. 16, 2015: Deadline for preliminary discussions with the Dean of University College or the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity.
March 16, 2015: Proposal deadline

Workshops: Wed., Jan. 28, 1:00-2:00 p.m.; Thurs., Jan. 29, 11:00 a.m. to noon; 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

Please contact Roxanne Malé-Brune with questions or for more information on Research and Graduate Studies Proposals (597-1227; male-bru@ohio.edu). Contact Elizabeth Sayrs (593-1935, sayrs@ohio.edu) for Undergraduate Learning 1804 proposals.

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.

Deadline: Thurs., Jan. 29, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

Please contact Carma West with questions or for more information (597-1227; westc@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 hopefully can be brought to full completion with the assistance of an award.  

Deadline: Thurs., Feb. 12, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

Please contact Carma West with questions or for more information (597-1227; westc@ohio.edu).

Student Enhancement Awards

Competitive awards to support undergraduate, graduate and medical student research, scholarship and creative activities. Awards of up to $6,000 support research and travel to attend a professional meeting to present results.

Deadline: Thurs., Jan. 22, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

Please contact Roxanne Malé-Brune for questions or 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.

Deadline: Sat., Feb. 14, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

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.

Deadline: Fri., Feb. 13, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

Please contact gssgrantreview@gmail.com with questions or for more information about both GSS programs.

For additional research funding opportunities, visit: http://www.ohio.edu/research/funding.cfm.