This competitive grant program is intended to encourage faculty to initiate and extend a long-term research agenda that leads to publication in refereed journals and/or application for external funding.
The Seed Money Grant Program was first introduced in the 1985-86 academic year. It provides funds to support tenure/tenure-track faculty who are undertaking a new research project or entering a new stage of a continuing project. The objective of the program is to assist faculty in research that will eventually result in refereed articles and/or submission of research grants to external funding agencies/foundations.
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The primary purpose of the Katie Insurance School research competition is to support the expansion of knowledge in the insurance field. The results of these efforts are to be communicated to academic and/or practitioner colleagues.
Funds provided will support professional development projects for faculty members that create value for the faculty member and the insurance and financial services industry.
Assists faculty in submission of quality, competitive grant proposals. The program is intended to provide support for faculty travel associated with grant-writing activities. Travel support funds will be available to faculty wishing to participate in grant-writing workshops, collaborate with experts, serve on review panels, or meet with agency program officers. These funds will be provided as available, from either CeMaST or RSP depending on the project and discipline. The grant proposal must be submitted on behalf of Illinois State University.
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) provides assistance in external grant proposal submission, grant administration, and ensuring compliance with all grant requirements - e.g., budgetary issues, human subjects protection.
Three competitive funding opportunities are available through CTLT: