Pilot Grants Program Calendar 2019-2020

An overview of internal funding programs and deadlines. Click on the links provided for more information on each program.

Internal Funding
Program Description
Important Dates Award Detail
Shared Resource Projects
(Cycle 1)

Proposal Due by: October 1, 2019

RFA Release: August 27, 2019

Variable; for use with specific shared resources and affiliated facilities
Phase I Concept Award

Proposals Due by: February 12, 2020

Make a required FASTR mapping meeting appointment by: January 14, 2020

RFA Release: November 1, 2019

Up to $15,000
Phase II Mature Award

Proposals Due by: February 26, 2020

Make a required FASTR mapping meeting appointment by: January 14, 2020

RFA Release: November 1, 2019

Up to $40,000
Graduate Student Travel Awards

Proposals Due by: January 13, 2020

RFA Release: November 1, 2019

Notification of Award: April 21

$1,000
Jim and Diann Robbers Cancer Research Grant for New investigators

Proposal Due by: January 13, 2020

RFA Release: November 1, 2019

Make a required FASTR mapping meeting appointment by: December 2, 2019

$30,000
Challenge Research Award

Proposal Due by: March 9, 2020

RFA Release: January 12, 2020

Make a required FASTR mapping meeting appointment by: February 19, 2020

TBD
Shared Resource Projects
(Cycle 2)

Proposal Due by: March 9, 2020

RFA Release: August 27, 2019

Variable; for use with specific shared resources and affiliated facilities
Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Proposals Due by: March 9, 2020

RFA Release: January 12, 2020

Notification of Award: April 17

Award is $3000 and requires $1000 match from the PI for a total award of $4000
SIRG Grad Research Assistantship

Proposals Due by: March 9, 2020

RFA Release: January 12, 2020

Notification of Award: April 17

Award is for one year; projected starting July 1