Faculty Grant Opportunities

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Listed below are just some of the grant opportunities available to faculty. Contact the Office of Sponsored Research if you are interested in applying for any of these grants. 

 

Interdisciplinary

American Educational Research Association (AERA): Offers education research grants and dissertation grants.  

Institute of Educational Sciences: Offers a variety of grants in education.  

Paul P. Fidler Research Grant Open to faculty, staff,  and graduate students who plan to conduct research dealing with issues of college student transitions.

U.S. Department of Education: Click on "Institutions of Higher Education" to find grants in higher education.  

 

Social Sciences and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships: Supports academic research in the humanities and related social sciences by advanced assistant professors and untenured associate professors.

American Library Association: Offers a variety of grants to support library services.

American Music Therapy Association:  AMTA provides over $25,000 annually in scholarship and grant opportunities to qualified members to support the education of music therapy students and continuing education for professional music therapists.

American Psychological Foundation: Offers a variety of grants to support psychological research.  

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Research Grants: Facilitates research projects that advance the understanding of Catholic higher education in the United States.  

Louisville Institute: Offers grants to support research aimed at strengthening the religious life of North American Christians and their institutions while simultaneously advancing American religious and theological scholarship. 

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Collaborative Research Grants: The Collaborative Research grant program encourages collaboration that proposes diverse approaches to topics, incorporates multiple points of view, and explores new avenues of inquiry that lead to publications and other resources for scholarly audiences and/or general audiences.

NEH Fellowships: Fellowships supporting individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

NEH Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities: These NEH grants support national or regional (multi-state) training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.

NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture: This grant supports a series of one-week residence-based workshops for K-12 educators.

NEH Media Projects: Supports humanities projects intended for national distribution (including film, television, and radio projects).

NEH Public Scholar Program:  The Public Scholar Program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership. Although humanities scholarship can be specialized, the humanities also strive to engage broad audiences in exploring subjects of general interest. They seek to deepen our understanding of the human condition as well as current conditions and contemporary problems. The Public Scholar Program aims to encourage scholarship that will be of broad interest and have lasting impact.

NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes: These grants support faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university teachers.

NEH Summer Stipend: Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) occasionally offers funding for research in the behavioral or social sciences, particularly through the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

National League for Nursing (NLN) supports high-quality research studies that contribute to the development of the science of nursing education. Principal investigators must be NLN members and research studies must relate to one or more of the NLN Priorities for Research in Nursing Education.  

National Science Foundation (NSF) The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States. The Foundation accounts for about one-fourth of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.

 

The IBSS competition promotes the conduct of interdisciplinary research by teams of investigators in the social and behavioral sciences.

 

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Charles E. Kaufman Foundation of The Pittsburgh Foundation will award research grants to researchers at Pennsylvania universities to carry out fundamental research in the areas of biology, chemistry, and physics. 

Department of Health and Human Services: Offers a variety of health and education-related grants.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) offer funding for research in the health sciences.  

National League for Nursing (NLN) supports high-quality research studies that contribute to the development of the science of nursing education. Principal investigators must be NLN members and research studies must relate to one or more of the NLN Priorities for Research in Nursing Education. 

NSF Division of Environmental Biology (DEB): Supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. 

NSF EHR Core Researchsupports projects researching critical areas in STEM education.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.

NSF Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI): Supports research by faculty members at predominantly undergraduate institutions.

Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants (PCMNCG) Award Program: Grants awarded to small college science departments for the purchase of scientific equipment, audio-visual or other teaching aids, and/or library materials for use in the teaching of science at the undergraduate level.

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