Wayne State University

Internal funding

To support and encourage research endeavors at the university, the Office of the Vice President for Research offers a variety of internal research funding opportunities for which faculty are eligible to compete. Details about our competitions, links to guidelines and application forms, and past award recipients can be found in the list below.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL INTERNAL FUNDING REQUESTS:

All internal funding requests will be submitted through Evisions, which accommodates both internal and external funding submissions. Each internal funding program has its own application guidelines to be followed. Prepare a PDF application (see table) that will be uploaded into Evisions. All approval signatures on the department and college/school level will be routed through the Evisions system and must be approved by the relevant OVPR internal funding deadline.

WHAT'S NEEDED?

  1. To access EvisionsWSU Access ID and Academica password. 
  2. Internal Evisions user guide
  3. Inclusion of pertinent program submission documents (see table)

ASSISTANCE

If you have questions about Evisions, entering and uploading your internal funding proposal, or other technical questions please contact Tim Foley at tpfoley@wayne.edu or 313-577-8357. If you have programmatic questions, contact Sarah James at sjames@wayne.edu or 313-577-8997. If you have questions about transfer of funds for any of our programs, contact Helen Smith at helen.smith@wayne.edu or 313-577-2824. NOTE: Funds will not be transferred until IRB/IACUC protocol is approved when projects involve human or animal subjects.

Deadlines

Program Announcement

Past Recipients

Oct 17, 2016
Feb 13, 2017

Research Mentors Program for New Faculty

All Recipients

Information mtg
Sept 23, 2016
LOI due
Oct 24, 2016
Full proposal due
by invitation only

Arts and Humanities Research Support

All Recipients

Dec 5, 2016
May 1, 2017

Faculty Competition for Post-doctoral Fellows

All Recipients

 

Nov 7, 2016
Mar 20, 2017
July 10, 2017

Bridge Funding Program

All Recipients

Nov 21, 2016
Apr 3, 2017

Grants Boost

All Recipients

Open

Pre-Submission Review Program

Potential Grant Editors

All Recipients

Open

Funder Consultation Program

All Recipients

Open

Award for Graduate Students Who Obtain External Support

All Recipients

Open

Tuition Incentive Program

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See Graduate School website

Faculty Competition for Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA)

See Graduate School website

See Graduate School website

Award for Graduate Students who Compete for Fellowships

See Graduate School website

Open

Research Stimulation Fund Grants

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