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USI offers various internal research award and grant opportunities for faculty. We encourage you to apply for these opportunities 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 Administrator for assistance.

(Past Recipients)

Internal Grant Writing Workshops

OSPR will once again host workshops to assist faculty in developing and submitting an internal grant proposal.  If you need assistance with your internal award/grant proposal considering dropping in on one of the scheduled OSPR internal grant workshop sessions. Bring a notebook or a laptop and any questions you may have about the proposal, budget, or using Cayuse. 

Workshop Dates and Times: TBA

Apply for Internal Grants/Awards

Start the process to apply for one of the below grants/awards by submitting an Intent to Apply Form. Submit this form at least one week prior to the grant/award deadline.

Intent to Apply Form

Click on the grant/award name below to access the program guidelines:

USI Internal Awards and Grants  

2023 Early Career Faculty Grant - Due November 7, 2022

Contact: Rebecca Deeg, 812-228-5149,  

2023 Tenured or Clinical Faculty Grant - Due November 7, 2022

Contact: Rebecca Deeg,  812-228-5149,

2023 Faculty Research Creative Work Grant - Due November 7, 2022

Contact: Rebecca Deeg, 812-228-5149, 

2023 New Harmony Outreach and Engagement Faculty Grant - Due November 7, 2022

Contact: Claire Eagle, 812-682-4488,

2023 Bronstein Faculty Research and/or Innovation Grant - Due November 7, 2022

Contact: Rebecca Deeg, 812-228-5149, 

College of Liberal Arts Internal Grants and Awards

Liberal Arts Research Awards (LARA) - Due March 1, 2023 

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Awards (CLAFDA) - Due March 1, 2023

Liberal Arts Team-Teaching Experience (LATTE) Award - Due March 1, 2023

Contact: Kristalyn Shefveland, Interim Assistant Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, 812-461-5434,

Website: College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Opportunities

Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education Grants and Awards

Pott College Innovation Fund - Due November 4, 2022

Interdisciplinary Research Grant - Due February 3, 2023

Science, Engineering, and Education Research Award Grants (SEERGA) - Due November 4, 2022

Victor A. and Elizabeth A. Barnett Research Award - Due December 9, 2022

Contact: Dr. Bill Elliott, Associate Dean of the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education, 812-228-5053,

Website: Pott College Grant and Award Opportunities