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Research Enhancement Program Click here for details.

Purpose: 
Research Enhancement Program grants are given specifically for the support of research and professional creative activity. Proposals with good prospects for continuation through outside funding after an initial support period by REP are especially encouraged. As a condition of acceptance of an REP award, the recipient is required to submit a grant proposal to an external funding agency within one year after the REP funding period ends.

Award Amounts: 
The REP grants will be limited to $10,000 per award of which no more than $5,000 may be for faculty summer salary. REP grants may be requested to provide capital research equipment, maintenance and operations moneys, salary for graduate research assistants, wages for hourly employees, and research travel.

Awards Announcement Date: 
Application Due January 9, 2006

Collaborative UNTHSC - UTA Joint Institutional Seed Research Program

Purpose: 
To foster collaborative research programs between faculty at UNTHSC and UTA to enhance opportunities for Federal Research Funding at these institutions. It is expected that each award granted will result in a Federal Grant submission.

Award Amounts: 
Grants are intended for seed funding and requests should be reasonable and justified. About $50,000 is available for this program.

Awards Announcement Date: 
On or about December 16, 2005

Award Period: 
February 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006. Grant funds cannot be carried forward into 2007.

Submission Deadline: 
The Lead Principal Investigator must submit one signed original and one electronic version; the electronic version must be sent via email to gdillon@hsc.unt.edu. Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM on November 7, 2005.

Grant Application: 
The application must include one original and six copies on 8 1/2” x 11” white paper single sided using a font size no smaller than 11 pt. The application must contain the following components:
1. Title page using the program form with scientific summary
2. Description of the project, not to exceed three pages
3. Bibliography for the description of the project (not to exceed two additional pages)
4. A two-page biographical sketch for each principal investigator in NIH format, including a list of current funding.
5. Budget page with the budget broken out separately for each institution.

An application kit (cover page and budget template) can be downloaded fromhere or http://www.unthsc.edu/research/
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Collaborative UTA - UTD Joint Institutional Seed Research Program

Purpose: 
In a recent joint announcement, UTA and UTD presidents, James Spaniolo and David Daniel, announced a program to foster collaborative research between faculty on both campuses to enhance opportunities for External Research Funding at these institutions. It is expected that each award granted will result in an External Grant submission.

 

Award Amounts: 
Grants are intended for seed funding and requests should be reasonable and justified. Total funds available for this program are $250,000. The maximum award for each project is targeted at $20,000, with a $10,000 maximum per project at each institution.

 

Awards Announcement Date: 
On or about March 24, 2006

 

Award Period: 
One year, beginning on or about April 15, 2006. Grant funds cannot be carried forward after the award period.

 

Submission Deadline:
The Lead Principal Investigator must submit one signed original, six photocopies and one electronic version of the complete proposal; the electronic version (pdf format) must be sent via email to grantadministrator@uta.edu.

Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM on January 17, 2006.

 

Grant Application:
The application must include one original and six copies on 8 1/2” x 11” white paper single sided using a font size no smaller than 11 pt. The application must contain the following components:

 

1. Title page using the program form with scientific summary
2. Description of the project, not to exceed four pages, including figures, tables, etc.
3. Bibliography for the description of the project (not to exceed two additional pages)
4. A two-page biographical sketch for each principal investigator in a consistent format, including a list of current funding.
5. Budget page with the budget broken out separately for each institution (not to exceed $10,000 at each institution).

An application kit (cover page and budget template) can be downloaded from here.

 

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Research & Creative Activity Awards
Purpose: 
Each year the University of Texas at Arlington recognizes two outstanding researchers each academic year with awards. The Distinguished Record of Research or Creative Activity recognizes a faculty member for achieving a distinguished record of research and scholarship or creative activity over an extended period of time. The Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment award recognizes a faculty member for achieving a particularly important research or creative accomplishment during the past three years.

 

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Distinguished Record of Research or Creative Activity Click here for details .

 

Purpose: 
The University Award for Distinguished Record of Research or Creative Activity recognizes a faculty member for achieving a distinguished record of research and scholarship or creative activity over an extended period of time.

 

Submission Deadline: 
No later than 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 9, 2004.

 

Nomination Application: 
Each nomination received by the University Research Committee must include the five items listed below.

 

  1. A one-page (maximum) letter of nomination from the nominator outlining the basis for the nomination.
  2. The nominee’s curriculum vita including the nominee’s citation index entry information, if applicable.
  3. Copies of the nominee’s major publications and other appropriate supporting documentation of the nominee’s scholarly achievement or creative activity (i.e., reviews of published work or creative activity).
  4. A one-page (maximum) letter from the appropriate (departmental or college) Research Committee summarizing the Committee’s basis for support of the nomination. The Committee must also state a ranking of the nomination if more than one nomination for the award is reviewed by the Committee for any one award year.
  5. A completed cover sheet (copies available in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies).
  6. For Application Form please click here.
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Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment
Click here for details .

 

Purpose: 
The University Award for Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment recognizes a faculty member for achieving a particularly important research or creative accomplishment during the past three years (that is)  since January 1, 2001/

 

Submission Deadline: 
No later than 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 9, 2004.

 

Nomination Application: 
Each nomination received by the University Research Committee must include the five items listed below.

  1. A one-page (maximum) letter of nomination from the nominator including a brief description of the specific research achievement or creative accomplishment for which the nominee should be recognized.
  2. The nominee’s curriculum vita including the nominee’s citation index entry information, if applicable.
  3. Copies of the nominee’s publications and other appropriate supporting documentation that apply directly to the research achievement or creative accomplishment for which the nomination is being made.
  4. A one-page (maximum) letter from the appropriate (department or school) Research Committee summarizing the Committee’s basis for support of the nomination.  The Committee must also state a ranking of the nomination if more than one nomination for the Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment award is reviewed by the Committee this year.
  5. A completed cover sheet (copies available in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies).
  6. For Application Form please click here

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