Internal Grant Information
Summary of Faculty Research & Creative Work Programs and Deadlines
|CREED RED Fund (up to $2,500, matching funds required)|
|Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research Initiative||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Faculty Development Travel Grants||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Faculty/Student Working Groups Summer Fellowships||February 15|
|Grant-in-Aid of Research||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Improvement of Teaching Grants (up to $1,000)||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|International Mobility Grant||Oct. 1, Feb. 1, Apr. 1, July 1|
|IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Programs|
|Language Learning Grants (up to $5,000)||Accepted Anytime|
|Large Grant Program (up to $5,000)||November 15|
|Mentor Partnership Program||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Quick Response Mini-grants||Accepted any time|
|Racial Justice Research Fund|
|Research Support Program (up to $10,000)||October 15|
|Regional Research/Creativity Initiative||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Sabbatical Leave of Absence|
|Second Meeting Travel Grants||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Short Term Faculty Exchange Programs||mid-November|
|Short Term International Visitors Grant||Accepted Anytime|
|Student Assistants Grants (up to $1,015)||Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15|
|Summer Faculty Fellowship for Research||November 15|
|Summer Faculty Fellowship for Teaching||November 15|
CREED RED Fund Application Process
The Regional Economic Development (RED) Fund is administered by the IU Council for Regional Engagement and Economic Development (CREED). These funds help start qualifying regional economic development initiatives across the state. IU campus entities sponsoring a program or event with the potential to directly enhance the region's economic vitality are eligible to submit a RED Fund proposal.
Before submitting, contact the IU Southeast Campus CREED Representative (see more information about the IU Southeast representative). All IU Southeast RED Fund applications must have approval of the IU Southeast Campus CREED Representative before submission.
Contact the IU Southeast Dean for Research to discuss matching funds.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research Initiative
This program allows IU Southeast faculty to apply for up to $2500 in funding to support research or creative work focused explicitly on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful proposals will make clear connections between the proposed project and pursuant social action addressing community needs. Preference will be given to proposals that seem likely to result in external funding and/or increase the number of students participating in research and creative activity. Proposals for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research Initiative will be reviewed by the Research & Grants committee. Application guidelines for this grant follow the guidelines used for Grant in Aid of Research: https://www.ius.edu/academic-affairs/research/guidelines-grant-in-aid.php
Faculty Development Travel Grants
These grants offer partial support for travel to conferences and workshops whose relevance is inter-disciplinary or cross-disciplinary. They may not be used to supplement annual meeting travel funds. These funds are administered jointly by the Research and Grants and Improvement of Learning Committees. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Faculty Development Travel Grants are reviewed by a joint subcommittee of the Research & Grants and Improvement of Learning Committees. View Guidelines for Faculty Development Travel Grant.
Faculty/Student Working Groups Summer Fellowships
The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for faculty working with 2 to 4 students on individual or joint research projects or creative work. Provides a full summer faculty fellowship for the faculty member and a fellowship for each student participant. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the faculty member's 10 month salary. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications for Faculty/Student Working Groups are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
View Guidelines for Faculty/Student Working Groups.
Grant-in-Aid of Research
These grants provide support to cover expenses of research. The maximum is established each year by the Research and Grants Committee. The award has rarely exceeded $1,000 for an individual applicant. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Grant-in-Aid of Research are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
View Guidelines for Grant-in-Aid of Research.
International Mobility Grant
This is a new internal funding category as of fall 2021. Funds can be used to attend international conferences, in addition to other international projects. For guidelines and application information, see IU Global International Resources for Faculty.
IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Programs
For further information, visit the IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Programs webpage. Research, Creative Activity, Scholarship of Teaching Grants for travel, supplies and equipment; summer salary; course release; and research assistants associated with research, creative activity or scholarship of teaching in arts and humanities areas.
Production Grants including performance costs; exhibit costs; fees for monographs and article production; sound, film, and video editing/production; printing and design; and advertising. Campus Conference Hosting Grants for developing a workshop, symposium, or small conference with distinguished thinkers on timely topics of significant and broad interest. Conference and Workshop Travel Grants to support national and international travel.
Large Grant Program
The program allows IU Southeast faculty to apply for up to $5000 in funding to support research or creative work. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Preference will be given to proposals that seem likely to result in external funding or increase the number of students participating in research and creative activity. Applications may take the form of requests for equipment, for matching funds, for large-scale survey studies, or for reassigned time from teaching to provide sufficient time complete an application for external funds. Applications for large grants will be reviewed by the IU Southeast Research & Grants Committee. The Chancellor will send in the names of all applicants and abstracts of those applications recommended by the Research & Grant Committee and Dean for Research to the VP for Research.
View Guidelines for Large Grant Programs.
Language Learning Grants
Language learning grants provide up to a maximum of $5,000 for IU faculty to acquire new language capability necessary for carrying out a planned research activity or to enhance teaching, or engage in other university-related activities. Priority given to language training that supports research and/or teaching on international topics, presumably linked to activities in other countries. Grants may be awarded for intensive language programs in the US or abroad, special tutorials, or regularly offered language courses. Self-study programs will not be funded. Applicants must be tenured or tenure-track faculty members at any IU campus.
Address inquiries to: email@example.com
Mentor Partnership Program
The Research and Creativity Mentor Partnership program is aimed at fostering interdepartmental and/or intercampus collaborations to support the development of faculty skills and achievements in their field of scholarship and creative work. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
View Guidelines for Mentor Partnership Program.
Quick-Response Mini-Grants(revised 10/13): These funds are available to pay minimal costs associated with research/creative work, the publication or presentation of such work or for the preparation of proposals for the funding of such work. The maximum award is $75.00. These funds are not available for annually renewable items such as memberships or software purchases. Larger or multiple requests should be submitted as a Grant-in Aid. All IUS faculty are eligible. Submit a memo detailing the request to the Dean for Research.
Racial Justice Research Fund
For more information, visit the Racial Justice Research Fund webpage. Research must be innovative, new, or reflect a new application of existing research, and, if successful, likely to contribute to racial justice. Research should generally address domestic racial equity and justice issues, although research concerning these issues outside of the United States will be considered in exceptional cases. While research about racial issues in the arts is welcome, this fund is not intended to support artistic expression itself.
Research Support Program
The purpose of this fund is to provide $10,000 to facilitate research and creative activity for new tenure-track faculty and to assist in their efforts to procure external funding and to recruit student assistants. Proposals must include a detailed budget, current curriculum vitae, and two letters of support, one letter of support must come from the school dean. The IU Southeast Research & Grants committee will review the Applications for Research Support and make recommendations to the Dean for Research, who will make recommendations to the chancellor. The chancellor will make the final decision in consultation with the Vice President for Research or his designee. In the event that there are no new tenure-track faculty members or no fundable applications, the funds will be added to the Large Grant Program funding available to all tenured or tenure-track faculty members.
View Guidelines for Research Support Fund.
Regional Research/Creativity Initiative
This program allows IU Southeast faculty to apply for up to $2500 in funding to support regionally focused research or creative work. Successful proposals will connect the campus and faculty to the broader community, demonstrating the value of research or creative activity of a regional campus to the regional community. The research may address community challenges and/or potentially result in the development of opportunities for the community. The creative activity may promote artistic awareness or enhance the artistic culture of the community.
Preference will be given to proposals that seem likely to result in external funding or increase the number of students participating in research and creative activity. Proposals for the Regional Research/Creativity Initiative will be reviewed by the Research & Grants committee.
View Guidelines for Regional Research & Creativity Initiative application.
Sabbatical Leaves of Absence
Sabbatical leave will be for one semester at full salary or for one year at half salary. Only tenured faculty are eligible. Applications for sabbatical leaves of absence are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee. Applications are reviewed in two steps: Draft applications are due October 1 and final applications are due November 21. For more information, see the IU Southeast Research Policy Manual.
Second Meeting Travel Grants
These grants offer partial support for faculty members who have committed their annual meeting travel funds and have the opportunity to participate in some other significant way at a second professional meeting. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Second Meeting Travel Grants are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
Short Term Faculty Exchange Programs
Indiana University faculty and librarians can apply each year to participate in month-long exchange programs with university partners around the world. These competitive programs are administered and funded by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs (OVPIA).
Applicants must be tenure-line faculty members (including librarians) or research scientists/scholars at any IU campus. Non-tenure-line faculty members whose evaluation criteria for promotion include research or creative activity are also eligible with an explanation in the letter of support from their dean or chair. Participants receive sufficient funding to cover their expenses. OVPIA covers the cost of airfare, and participants receive a reasonable living stipend from either OVPIA or the partner institution. For the majority of programs, the partner institution provides or arranges housing.
Short-Term International Visitors Grants
These grants support travel expenses to bring visitors to IU campuses for events such as conferences, workshops, lectures or performances that explore international topics, presumably in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Applicants must have support from the department, school, or campus sponsoring the event. Preference will be given to applications with external funding.
OVPIA will contribute to the cost of airfare for invited participants, up to a maximum of $4,500 per event ($1,500 maximum per individual visitor; applicants may seek support for up to three international visitors for one conference or workshop).
Application deadline: At least eight (8) weeks in advance of the event date.
Address inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Assistant Grants
These grants provide support to cover expenses of an undergraduate student research assistant. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Student Assistant Grants are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
View Guidelines for Student Assistant Grants.
Summer Faculty Fellowships for Research
The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for full-time summer activities related to research or creative work. Half fellowships may be awarded in special circumstances, only. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the individual's 10-month salary. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications for Summer Faculty Fellowships for Research are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.
View Guidelines for Summer Faculty Fellowships.
Summer Faculty Fellowships for Teaching
The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for full-time summer activities related to teaching enhancement or curriculum development. Half fellowships may be awarded in special circumstances, only. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the individual's 10 month salary. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications Summer Faculty Fellowships for Teaching (PDF) are reviewed by the Improvement of Learning Committee.
View Guidelines for Summer Faculty Fellowships.