The USI Foundation has made funds available to support faculty research and creative work at USI. The following policy guidelines serve USI faculty in seeking awards and the Faculty Awards for Service, Teaching, and Research (FASTR) Committee in selecting recipients. The FASTR Committee strongly recommends that faculty attend a training workshop conducted by the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research Administration or schedule an individual session before preparing a FRCWA proposal.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2014
FRCWG Workshop Presentation - review this PowerPoint to find out more information on types of eligible projects, tips for drafting your proposal, and review criteria.
To get started, fill out an Intent to Apply form and return it to our office by February 3, 2014.
Projects Awarded Spring 2014
Daniel Bauer: The Cultural Ecology of ‘Chambira’ Palm Use - $4,422.00
Claudine Fairchild: Improving Employee Relations in Healthcare Facilities - $4,323.00
Mikel Hand: Post Mortem Nursing Care Effectiveness as Perceived by United States Mortuary Practioners - $4,094.00
Sheri Keenan: Judicial Waiver Decisions in the Tri-State Area: A Study of Judicial Perceptions - $4,965.00
Shannon Pritchard: Ferdinando I de’Medici’s Gift to the Church of the Holy sepulcher in 1587: A Reexamination of Giambologna’s Bronze Ornamento and Medici Patronage in the Holy Land - $2,456.00
Nancy Raen-Mendez: Panrabble Assimilation: Visual Representations of Casually and Formally Linked Entities - $4,267.00
Anne Statham: Strategies in Virtual Advocacy and their Impact in Welfare and Tax Policy -$4,709.00