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- Faculty Grants & Awards
The U-M Office of Research (UMOR) offers support for research, scholarship, and creative activities in all fields.
The intent is to:
- Help support areas of research and scholarship where external funds are scarce or unavailable
- Assist in maintaining the base activities of high-quality projects between funding cycles
- Seed novel, high-risk, innovative, inter-unit projects
- Assist with colloquia, symposia, and other events that promote the evolution of new research ideas and collaborations
- Assist junior faculty in establishing new research programs
Applications are reviewed by faculty peers. Please consult the specific funding opportunities for detailed application procedures and other pertinent information.
|Program||Purpose||Funds Available||Application Deadline(s)*|
|Defray costs associated with artistic productions and performances||$12,000||
October 15, 2019
|Provide salary/fringe benefit support for research faculty between external awards||Up to $15,000||October 15, 2019|
|Defray publication costs||$5,000||October 15, 2019|
|Facilitate open access distribution of book-length works||$15,000||
|Sustain essential activities of a research project between external awards||Up to $15,000||
October 15, 2019
|Support conferences, symposia, or workshops to address important research issues and frontiers||$2,500||October 15, 2019|
|Facilitate high-quality work, such as launching new research programs, establishing non-traditional collaborations, and coordinating new interdisciplinary activities||$15,000||October 15, 2019|
*If the deadline date falls on a weekend the deadline will roll to the next business day.
|Program||Purpose||Funds Available||Application Deadline(s)|
|National Service Engagement Faculty Travel Support||Intended for faculty invited to share contributions due to their expertise at the national level. Such activities might include expert testimony to Congress, national leadership service, or involvement in national advisory position.||Expenses for airfare and hotel||
To search for other internal funding opportunities, please visit U-M Research Commons.
For information on the review and award process, including required signatures, award administration, funding restrictions, and more, see our Supplemental Information page.