Emergency Grant-in-Aid of Research & Creative Activity

About this opportunity


IU Bloomington


Fraya Fox,resgrnt@iu.edu

Brea Perry, Interim Associate Vice President and Vice Provost for Research,blperry@indiana.edu


Open deadline

Award cycle:

Funding available:

$750 maximum award

Emergency Grant-in-Aid supplies modest support to IU Bloomington faculty at unusually critical times in their research or creative activity programs.


  • Bloomington tenured and tenure-eligible faculty, research scientists, research scholars, research center directors, and librarians are eligible.
  • Also open to non-tenure track faculty whose evaluation criteria are based on research activity, i.e., clinical faculty, lecturers.  


  • Visiting and adjunct faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, emeritus faculty, part-time faculty, and graduate students are not eligible.
  • If you have previously received this award, you cannot apply until three years after the previous award was received.


  • Funding requests may not exceed $750.
  • Projects limited to one year in duration.
  • Grants may not be used to purchase general computer equipment that can be funded through other sources on campus (i.e. life-cycle funding, school/department funding).
  • Grants may not be used to reimburse previously paid expenses.

Application requirements

Applicants must complete an electronic application in InfoReady and attach the following as PDFs to the electronic application (please note page limits):

Application sections include:

  • project description that includes a budget (two-page maximum)
  • budget (in any format)