The Division of Research will accept applications in the fall and spring for funding under the Clemson R-Initiative programs. In the last two years, these programs have invested more than $3 million in projects involving 161 faculty members from 36 departments representing each college.
Submission dates have changed from previous years; additional details are below.
R-Initiative programs provide financial support to hire post-doctoral researchers, to compete for large research grants, to complete books or other scholarly projects, to upgrade or acquire equipment, or to initiate research.
The Division is currently accepting applications for the Clemson University SEED program, which provides funding for the initiation of a research project or the completion of a product, such as a book or piece of artwork. Applications are due Nov. 30 and awards will be announced Jan. 28. More details are available in the Call for Proposals online here.
The Division also will award funds under the following R-Initiative programs:
Clemson Faculty SUCCEEDS: The Strategic University Challenge for Competitive Excellence and Expertise in Discovery and Scholarship program (SUCCEEDS) positions interdisciplinary faculty teams to successfully compete for significant external funding (>$1.5 million). The application period opens Dec. 3, and the submission deadline is Feb. 27. Awards will be announced April 15. MORE DETAILS.
Major Research Instrumentation: The Clemson Major Research Instrumentation (CU-MRI) program provides funds to purchase, replace or upgrade major research equipment. The application period opens Dec. 3, and the submission deadline is March 27. Awards will be announced May 1. MORE DETAILS.
Research Fellows: Clemson Research Fellows provides grants to assist regular faculty, academic departments, centers and institutes in the hiring and training of qualified research faculty and post-doctoral researchers. The application period opens May 15, and the submission deadline is Sept. 13. Awards will be announced Nov. 18. MORE DETAILS.
For questions on these R-Initiative programs, contact Diana Thrasher with the Division of Research at firstname.lastname@example.org 864-656-3908.
The Division of Research continues to accept applications under the new Clemson University Core Incentivized Access program (CU-CIA), which provides access to Clemson’s core research facilities, at no cost, to help Clemson University faculty build research data that will supplement a new grant proposal. These facilities offer cutting-edge technologies, high-end instrumentation, technical support and educational services. Applications are due Nov. 19. MORE DETAILS.