Office of Research and Program Evaluation (OPRE)
Each newsletter is compiled from information across a variety of public and private funding resources including the Consortium of Social Science Associations Funding News, Foundation Center, Funding Supplement of the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI), Fundsnetservices.com, Georgia Regents Research Insider, Grants.gov, NIH Office of Behavior and Social Science Research, Scangrants, and Sponsored Program Information Network (SPIN). The selected funding sources are of particular interest to the CHHS academic and research communities. Archives of the newsletter are below:
- Week of November 4 - November 8, 2013
- Week of October 28 - November 1, 2013
- Week of October 21 - October 25, 2013
- Week of October 14 - October 18, 2013
- Week of September 30 - October 4, 2013
- Week of August 26 - August 30, 2013
- Week of August 19 - August 23, 2013
- Week of July 15 - July 19, 2013
- Week of July 8 - July 12, 2013
- Week of June 24 - June 28, 2013
- Week of June 17 - June 21, 2013
- Week of June 10 - June 14, 2013
- Week of June 2 - June 7, 2013
- Week of May 13 - May 20, 2013
- Week of May 6 - May 10, 2013
- Week of April 29 - May 3, 2013
- Week of April 15 - April 19, 2013
- Week of April 1 - April 5, 2013
- Week of March 18-22, 2013
- Week of March 9-15, 2013
- Week of March 1-8, 2013
Internal and External Funding Opportunities
Students as Scholars
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities are increasingly being supported by funding agencies. Grants, Fellowships, and other opportunities are available both to faculty and to students directly. For many funding agencies, including undergraduate research and other educational opportunities strengthens proposals.
Scholarship Development Grants
The goal of curriculum revision supported by the Students as Scholars initiative is for programs to create courses and other experiences for undergraduate students to learn about scholarship and its role at Mason, actively engage in scholarship, and participate in the generation of knowledge. Scholarship Development Grants (SDGs) are awarded in three categories.
Provost’s Internal Grants and Awards
The purpose of this program is to provide financial support to faculty to initiate research, creative and scholarly activity. These awards are not Study Leaves, and as such are not awarded with time-off to conduct the proposed research.
External Funding Opportunities
Listed below are a variety of resources to assist faculty in identifying and locating funding sources for research opportunities. Because these databases may include different funding opportunities it is recommended that you use all that seem relevant to your interests.
- Office of Research and Economic Development
- Office of Sponsored Programs
- Fenwick Fellow Program
- Office of Research Integrity and Assurance
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