University of Southern Indiana
Internal Awards and Grants

USI offers over $160,000 annually in various internal research awards and grants opportunities for faculty. We encourage you to apply for the fall opportunites to get your piece of the pie! A complete list of the call for proposals is below with links to the guidance to each program. Contact your Grant Adminsitrator for assistance.

 All individuals planning to apply for an internal award or grant program must notify OSPRA using the Intent to Apply for Internal Grant Application. The completed form should be sent to

For an example Budget Justification form, click here.

Fall Internal Awards and Grants Opportunities

2015 Provost Office Summer Pilot

 Contact: Emily Lynn

 (812) 465-1126

 2015 Applied Research Faculty Outreach and Engagement Award

Contact: Elissa Bakke

(812) 454-8956 

2015 Darrel Bigham Faculty Engagement Award

Contact: Leslie Townsend

(812) 465-7013

2015 New Harmony Outreach and Engagement Faculty Grant

*The deadline for the New Harmony Outreach and Engagement Faculty Grant has been extended to Monday, November 10, at 4:30 p.m. 

Contact: Connie Weinzapfel

(812) 682-4488

2015 Summer Research Award for Junior Faculty

Contact: Emily Lynn

(812) 465-1126


Spring Internal Grant Opportunities

2015 Faculty Research Creative Work Grant

Contact: Emily Lynn

(812) 465-1126


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