Distinguished Faculty & Distinguished Faculty Emeritus Research Fund

About this opportunity

Campus:

University-wide

Contact:

Biraj Shah,birshah@iu.edu

Deadline:

Apply at any time. Applicants may receive funds once a year by application only.

Award cycle:

Varies

Funding available:

$3,000 grant to distinguished faculty, one request per fiscal year; $1,500 grant to distinguished faculty emeriti, one request per fiscal year.

The Distinguished Faculty and Distinguished Faculty Emeritus Research Fund provides support for research expenses to faculty holding the title of Distinguished Professor or Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Eligibility

IU Distinguished Professors or Distinguished Professors Emeriti who received Distinguished Professor title prior to January 1, 2008.

Funding

  • $3,000 grant to distinguished faculty, one request per fiscal year
  • $1,500 grant to distinguished faculty emeriti, one request per fiscal year
  • Funding is not automatic, retroactive, or guaranteed
  • Applicants receive funds once a year by application only
  • Applications submitted between July 1, 2017 and June 15, 2018 processed for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Application requirements

Applicants must be IU faculty members of distinguished rank. Applications must be submitted using the Distinguished Faculty and Distinguished Faculty Emeritus Research Fund application form.

Applications sections:

  • Amount requested
  • Explanation/justification on how the funds will be used to support research
  • If you received funding last year from the Distinguished Professor or Distinguished Professor Emeritus Research Fund, please provide a brief progress report.