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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

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

USI Internal Awards and Grants (University-wide)

College of Liberal Arts Internal Grants and Awards

  • Liberal Arts Research Awards (LARA) - Due October 27, 2023 and March 1, 2024
  • College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Awards (CLAFDA) - Due October 27, 2023 and March 1, 2024
  • Liberal Arts Team-Teaching Experience (LATTE) Award - Due October 27, 2023 and March 1, 2024
  • For additional information: College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Opportunities
  • Contact: Kristalyn Shefveland, Assistant Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, at 812.461.5434 or

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

Internal Grant Writing Workshops

OSPR will host workshops to assist faculty in developing and submitting an internal grant proposal.  If you need assistance with your internal award/grant proposal, consider 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 and by appointment