Office for Research & Economic Development
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2014-2015 Funding Opportunities

Internal Grant Competitions

The Office for Research & Economic Development (ORED) is pleased to announce the availability of institutional grant funds for the 2014-2015 academic year through the following programs. Idaho State Universitys internal grant competitions reflect a continued focus on providing direct funding, across various disciplines, by supporting the research and scholarly endeavors of the faculty at ISU.

Internal Grant Competitions are funded by reinvesting the indirect costs recovered from external grant awards to ISU. Internal funds are available in three grant categories as described below.

Internal Grants & File Downloads

Internal Grant Routing Form (PDF)

PLEASE NOTE! - ALL PROPOSALS FOR INTERNAL GRANT FUNDING MUST be accompanied by a completed and signed "Internal Grant Routing Form". This form does not count towards any page count limitations in any of the internal grant programs. Click here to download the Internal Grant Routing Form (PDF).

ISU Faculty Seed Grant (PDF)

Individual awards may be up to $20,000 each.

The central purpose of the ISU Office for Research & Economic Development (ORED) Faculty Seed Grant Program is to encourage new junior level faculty, as well as existing faculty who are renewing or refocusing their research programs into a totally new direction, to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that provide the potential for sustained professional development and extramural support. This seed grant program will help provide preliminary data to support proposals for external funding thus enhancing research, scholarly and creative activities within our faculty. Deadline: February 28 of each year. Click here for the RFP.

Developing Collaborative Partnerships (PDF)

Grants from $15,000-$50,000 available for ISU faculty.

The Office for Research & Economic Development (ORED) is soliciting internal proposals to support the development of large-scale, Interdisciplinary/Collaborative (I/C) research projects. These funds will enable the university to grasp opportunities that have the potential to propel ISU to new research prominence via strategic investment of targeted resources. Deadline: March 15 of each year. Click here for the RFP.

ISU Travel Grant (PDF)

Grants for domestic travel up to $500 and international travel for up to $1,250

Travel funds are available to develop faculty research, scholarly and/or creative activities. These grants allow tenure and tenure track faculty, as well as research and clinical faculty, to develop collaborative opportunities, present original research at national and international conferences, conduct data-gathering trips, sabbatical support and other activities that develop the faculty members research, scholarly, and creative program. This may include collaborating with prestigious laboratories and visiting limited-circulation archival reference materials. The program is designed to allow ISU faculty to develop personal interactions with leaders in their discipline and better position themselves for scholarly advances and recognition. Deadline: Rolling deadline, see RFP. Click here for the RFP.

For More Information

For more information about Internal Grant Competitions ran by the Office for Research & Economic Development, please contact:

Dr. Howard Grimes, Vice President for Research & Economic Development, at OR

Dave Harris, Executive Director for Research Development, at

For Other Internal Funding Opportunities

Click here to view a listing of other internal funding opportunities not managed by the Office for Research & Economic Development.


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