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2014-2015 New Investigator REP Materials

Application materials are now available for the FY 2015 New Investigator Research Enhancement Program (REP). Proposals will be due via SharePoint by 5:00 pm Thursday, October 2, 2014. The primary purpose of the REP is to provide seed money (up to $8,000) so that faculty members will be able to compete more successfully for larger research grants from external sources for continuation of their research. The REP provides support for all types of faculty research. All full-time tenure-track faculty members (not yet tenured) at Texas Womanís University are eligible to apply and serve as investigators. More about “2014-2015 New Investigator REP Materials”...

2014-2015 Travel Assistance Fund

Application materials for the 2014-2015†Travel Assistance Fund are now available. This program, supported by University funds and the Texas Woman's University (TWU) Foundation, enables faculty members to defray some of the travel costs associated with presenting at professional conferences or meetings or attending meetings where they will receive a major award.††Faculty may receive one travel award per year at a maximum of $800. More about “2014-2015 Travel Assistance Fund”...

FY 2015 Small Grants Program Announced

Applications materials for the†FY 2015 Small Grants Program are now available. These†funds are awarded†to TWU faculty in support of research that could eventually become the basis for a proposal for external funding for a research grant. Small grants (approximately $750 each) are primarily intended to allow principal investigators to take advantage of unusual opportunities that arise, particularly to obtain preliminary or pilot data.† Priority is given to full-time faculty holding tenured or tenure-track appointments pursuing an active research agenda and significant research funding. More about “FY 2015 Small Grants Program Announced”...

FY 2015 Undergraduate Research Microgrant Program

Application materials are available for the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Research Microgrant Program and the deadline for submission is Friday, October 17, 2014. This program†is designed to facilitate research partnerships between undergraduate students and TWU faculty and is inttended to support all scholarly and creative activity appropriate to any discipline in the University. Students who are currently-enrolled TWU undergraduates with a declared major and in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Mentors should be TWU faculty who have shown success in mentoring undergraduate students and have an ongoing scholarly program. Each successful student applicant will receive $2,000 in support of research efforts; faculty mentors will receive $500 each to be used for expenses related to the studentís research. More about “FY 2015 Undergraduate Research Microgrant Program”...