Announcements

November 4, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Research Funding Opportunities & Workshops Available for Faculty, Staff, Students

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 workshops will be held this semester to aid prospective applicants with the process.

Programs for Faculty and Staff Applicants

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, Jan. 29, 2015, 4 p.m.

Workshops:  Thursday, Nov. 13, 2 to 3 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 14, 10 to 11 a.m. (repeat); 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

For more information, contact Carma West  at 740-597-1227 or 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.

Deadlines:  Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 4 p.m.

Workshops:  Thursday, Nov. 13, 2 to 3 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 14, 10 to 11 a.m. (repeat); 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

For more information, contact Roxanne Malé-Brune at 740-597-1227 or male-bru@ohio.edu.

Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery

This new fund supports innovative, high-impact initiatives designed to advance undergraduate learning and research and graduate education. Applicants may request $50,000 for two years or $100,000 overall. Faculty and staff are eligible to submit proposals; collaborative projects are strongly encouraged.

Deadline: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2014

For more information, contact Elizabeth Says at 740-593-1935 or sayrs@ohio.edu.

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: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1 to 2 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 29, 11 to noon; 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

For more information research and graduate studies proposals, contact Roxanne Malé-Brune  at 740-597-1227 or male-bru@ohio.edu. Contact Elizabeth Sayrs  at 740-593-1935 or sayrs@ohio.edu for undergraduate learning 1804 proposals.

Programs for Student Applicants

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:  Thursday, Jan, 22, 2015, 4 p.m.

Workshop:  Thursday, Nov. 19,  noon to 1 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 20, 4 to 5 p.m.; 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

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 more information, visit www.ohio.edu/gss/grants.

Deadlines: Saturday Feb. 14, 2015, 5 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 more information, please visit www.ohio.edu/gss/grants.

Deadlines: Friday Feb. 13, 2015, 5 p.m.

For more information about both GSS programs, contact Leah Szalai at gssgrantreview@gmail.com.

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

Student Expo 2015vice p

Registration for the 2015 Student Expo begins in January. The event is on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Convocation Center. The Expo site www.ohio.edu/studentexpo features more details.

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