Grant-in-Aid of Research & Creative Activity
About this opportunity
Ed Comentale, Associate Vice Provost for Arts and Humanities,firstname.lastname@example.org
$3,000 maximum award
The Grant-in-Aid program is designed to support faculty research and scholarship, help faculty initiate new research and creative activities, and supply modest support at unusually critical times.
- IU Bloomington tenured and tenure-eligible faculty, research scientists, research scholars, research center directors, and librarians. With certain exceptions, non-tenure-track faculty members whose evaluation criteria include research or creative activity are also eligible, with an explanation in a letter of support from his or her chair or dean.
- Visiting and adjunct faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, lecturers, emeritus faculty, and part-time faculty are not eligible.
- If you received a Grant-in-Aid award within the past six semesters, you are not eligible to apply.
- Funding requests may not exceed $3,000.
- Projects are limited to one year in duration.
- Grant-in-Aid funds may be used only for expenses not funded through other sources.
- Up to $2,000 may be used for publishing subvention. No more than one faculty member may apply for subvention funding for a single publication/project.
- Grant-in-Aid funds may not be used to pay faculty stipends (including summer salary) or graduate fee remissions.
- Grant-in-Aid funds may not be used to attend conferences or to fund conference presentations.
- Grant-in-Aid funds 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).
- Grant-in-Aid funds may not be used to reimburse for previously paid expenses.
Applicants must complete an electronic application in InfoReady and upload a completed budget worksheet. Please note page limits. Letters of support may be included in the application form or emailed to OVPR Grants at email@example.com.
Application sections include:
- project description (four-page maximum)
- completed GIA Budget Worksheet (on the InfoReady application)
- budget justification (one-page maximum)
- letter of support from the department chair, dean, or unit head
- letter of support from an expert in the field (may be from within or outside IU)
- biosketch or brief cv (three-page maximum)