Internal Research Awards: There are three types of intramural, competitive awards available through the Office of Research and Economic Development:
New Faculty Research Awards,
Regular Faculty Research Awards, and
Faculty First Awards (offered by the Office of the Provost thanks to generous support of UNCG donors).
The Scholars’ Travel Fund (STF) provides faculty members with supplemental travel funds to support presentation of their research, scholarship, or creative activity, to serve as chairpersons, to participate as panelists, or to contribute in other appropriate manners at scholarly meetings.
Areas of Interest
Funding for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education
National Institutes for Health (NIH) – R25 Education Projects – These grants are “For support to develop and/or implement a program as it relates to a category in one or more of the areas of education, information, training, technical assistance, coordination, or evaluation.” For currently available R25 grants, search here using the keyword “R25.” You can also subscribe to the NIH’s weekly email of all NIH grant opportunities.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation – Science Education – “Grants in the Science Education program area promote access to the scientific enterprise, provide information about scientific and technical careers, and encourage innovation to the structure of scientific training.”
Funding for Humanities Education
National Endowment for the Humanities – Division of Education Programs – “Through its programs devoted to teachers and their students, the division strives to cultivate intellectual curiosity, so that students can deepen their reflections on human experience; increase their understanding of different cultures and societies, past and present; and achieve the knowledge and wisdom necessary for democratic citizenship.”