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FY 2016 OVPR Grants

This year's deadline has passed and awards will be announced this Fall

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) awards internal grants annually for pilot projects that have the potential to make a significant impact in their field and have strong potential to attract external funding. Go here for more information:


2016-2017 UGA Teacher Quality State Grants RFP

Memos of Intent are due September 18, 2015

It's that time again! UGA's Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program has published it's new RFP. Contact the KSU Office of Research if you intend to apply for a proposal checklist , RFP, and templates. Visit UGA's TQ website for more information:


New NIH Biosketch

The new NIH Biosketch format goes into effect May 25, 2015

NIH has approved a new Biosketch format that will be required for all proposals due on or after May 25. Changes include a 5 page limit and the new section 'Contributions to Science' that will take the place of Publications. The new template has been added to the OR's templates page and more information can be found on the NIH website such as FAQs and Samples.



Last Update: August 27, 2015

The OR receives emails and updates daily about upcoming grant proposal deadlines from all disciplines and sponsor types. Click the link below to see what's new! For even more funding opportunities, visit the AASCU Grants Resource Center.

pdfUpcoming Proposal Deadlines

Funded Projects Spotlight


Hark Work Wins Funds for Math Methods Conference

Wendy Sanchez, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, has received $99,192 from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Program to hold a Scholarly Inquiry & Practices (SIP) Conference for Mathematics Education Methods. Dr. Sanchez, in partnership with her colleagues at Purdue University, Clemson University, and Middle Tennessee State University, developed the conference to address the "substantial variability across institutions...regarding the content of mathematics courses." The conference will allow participants to examine and discuss crucial issues surrounding mathematics methods in education. More information can be found at

Office of Research Newsletter

News Briefs: Stories, advice, and news from the Office of Research.

May/June 2015 Issue


Research Talks!

Get the skinny on the Office of Research's 1st Annual Research Symposium

On May 21st the Office of Research hosted the first annual "Research Talks!," and forum on - you guessed it - Research! ...Read More.


Carolyn's Corner

Words of Wisdom from the linchpin on the Office of Research

We hope you all had an event-free end of the semester and are enjoying your summer activities, whether they be research, travel, and/or teaching. We are here all summer and welcome you to stop by any time... Read More.

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