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Internal Grants - CLASS

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Faculty Development Leave

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences awards Faculty Development leaves to full-time, tenured members of the faculty engaged in scholarly research and creative or artistic projects according to the guidelines below.

Deadline: Friday Nov. 9, 2018

Applications and inquires for Faculty Development Leaves should be submitted electronically to Dr. Daniel O'Connor, Associate Dean for Research at dpoconno@central.uh.edu.


CLASS Project Completion Grant Application

The Project Completion Grant is intended to provide faculty assistance with the final stages of their research, including subvention for scholarly publications, data processing, etc. Applications are accepted twice per academic year, in the Fall and Spring semesters. Applicants will be awarded funds based on the academic merit of their work. Projects must be within one year of completion. The maximum award under this program is $4,000. Applications are reviewed by the CLASS Research Committee, who then submit recommendations for funding to the Associate Dean for Research.

Who is Eligible?

  • Tenured faculty
  • Tenure-track faculty

Please be advised:

  • Applicants awarded the Project Completion Grant at any point are not eligible to re-apply for the Project Completion Grant ONLY if requesting funding toward the same project that was previously awarded.
  • Awarded applicants who fail to submit a Project Report by the designated due date will be deemed ineligible for future CLASS internal grant funding.

Schedule

  • October 12, 2018 - Cycle 1 Applications Due
  • December 2018 - Cycle 1 Announcement of Awards
  • February 8, 2019 - Cycle 2 Applications Due
  • March 2019 - Cycle 2 Announcement of Awards
  • May 31, 2019 - Project Report Due, Cycle I
  • August 31, 2019 - Project Report Due, Cycle II

CLASS Project Completion Grant Application -
To apply, please email application materials to CLASSGrt@uh.edu. Please put “Project Completion Grant Application” in the subject line. No late submissions will be accepted.


CLASS Project Completion Project Report
All recipients of the CLASS Project Completion/ Research Progress Grants must complete a Project Report by the designated due date. Email Project Reports to CLASSGrt@uh.edu


Research Progress Grant Application

The Research Progress Grant is intended to provide faculty assistance in furthering their research projects. Individuals are eligible for up to $4,000 while groups are eligible for up to $12,000 (maximum of 3 applicants). Faculty will be awarded funds based on the academic merit of their proposal. Applications are reviewed by the CLASS Research Committee who then submit recommendations for funding to the Associate Dean for Research.

Who is Eligible?

  • Tenured faculty
  • Tenure- track faculty

Please be advised:

  • Applicants awarded the Research Progress Grant must wait one full academic year before re-applying for Research Progress Grant funding toward the same project previously awarded. For example, if awarded for Fall 2018, one would not be eligible to re-apply until Fall 2020 if applying for funding toward the same project previously awarded.
  • Applicants awarded the Project Completion Grant at any point are not eligible to apply for the Research Progress Grant ONLY if requesting funding toward the same project previously awarded the Project Completion Grant.

  • Awarded applicants who fail to submit a Project Report by the designated due date will be deemed ineligible for future CLASS internal grant funding.

Schedule

  • October 26, 2018 - Applications Due
  • January 2019 - Announcement of Awards
  • August 31, 2019 - Project Reports Due

Research Progress Grant Program -
To apply, please email application materials to CLASSGrt@uh.edu. Please put “Research Progress Grant Application” in the subject line. No late submissions will be accepted.


Research Progress Grant Project Report
All recipients of the CLASS Project Completion/ Research Progress Grants must complete a Project Report by the designated due date. Email Project Reports to CLASSGrt@uh.edu


Dean's Collaborative Interdisciplinary Summer Research Award for International Engagement

The Dean's Collaborative Interdisciplinary Summer Research Grant serves to foster interdisciplinary international engagement among roster faculty in CLASS. The intent of this award is to assist in collaborations and must yield the development of a co-authored work or proposed course on the region. There must be three colleagues involved. At least two must be a roster faculty member of within a different department and/or program within CLASS, and all must be faculty members within CLASS.

Proposing faculty members are to submit an application that details the nature of the collaboration, intended outcome(s), international location engaged, and proposed timeline for the outcome(s).

There will be one $10,000 award given annually. Faculty clusters may receive this award only once.

Applications will have a maximum length of two double spaced pages of 12 point type. Additionally, proposals require a budget, a budget justification, and a 2 page CV. CLASS Research Committee will do the first round of reviews, thus the proposals should be aimed at a general academic audience. The application deadline is Frida, October 12, 2018, at 5 pm.

Recipients of the Collaborative Interdisciplinary Summer Research Award are required to submit a report describing how this award furthered their research by August 31, 2019.

To apply, please email application materials to CLASSGrt@uh.edu. Please put “Dean’s Collaborative Summer Research Award” in the subject line. No late submissions will be accepted.

Dean's Collaborative Interdisciplinary Summer Research Award for International Engagement -
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Internal Grants – Division of Research

New Faculty Research Grant

For faculty members who have been at UH for three years or less. Awards are for up to $6,000.

Small Grant Program

Open to any UH faculty member. Awards are for up to $3,000.   The purpose is to fund small steps needed to conduct research.

Grants to Enhance and Advance Research (GEAR)

The purpose of this program is to increase and diversify research at the University of Houston. Awards are up to $50,000

UH Division of Research Internal Awards Page