For Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)..
Electronic submission due on Thursday, March 10, 2016 - the deadline has been extended to midnight;
Signed, paper-copy submission submission due by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Maximum amount: $50,000
Interdisciplinary Research Grants aim to encourage faculty members to forge collaborative projects that stimulate the development of new ideas and areas of research and scholarship. Such projects include all fields and disciplines, including the basic and health sciences and non-sciences such as the humanities and the fine and performing arts. Grants are awarded for the fiscal year July 1 through June 30. This competitive, peer-reviewed program provides initial support for long-term programs of collaborative interdisciplinary research that have strong potential to attract external funding. Proposals that involve multiple colleges, centers, and/or departments at East Tennessee State University and are built on demonstrated existing collaborations are encouraged. These costs can include faculty summer stipends, student assistants, supplies, equipment, and travel as described in the RDC Interdisciplinary Grant Application Guidelines.
For more information on all procedures for the application for a RDC Interdisciplinary Research Grant, please access the guidelines, supporting documents, and application form from this website using the links below. Applications must be submitted in accordance with the guidelines specified in these documents. Any application that fails to follow these guidelines will NOT be considered for review.
Note: the application form has been completely rewritten for ease of use and submission. The form is now completed online, with templates available to aid you in advance preparation.