Wednesday, November 5, 2014

University offers funding, workshops to support research, scholarly and creative endeavors

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. Chillicothe Campus members have been awarded university-sponsored funding and participated in these activities in the past.

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 p.m.-3 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (repeat); 301U Alden Library; light refreshments provided.

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. 

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

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

Please contact Roxanne Malé-Brune with questions or for more information (597-1227; 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

Please contact Elizabeth Sayrs with questions or for more information (593-1935; 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 p.m. - 2 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m. - 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.

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 - 1 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. - 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 additional information, please 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 additional information, please visit www.ohio.edu/gss/grants

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

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

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

Student Expo 2015

Registration for the 2015 Student Expo will begin in January. The event will be held on April 9 at the Convocation Center. The Expo site www.ohio.edu/studentexpo will feature more details this year.

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