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Campus Funding Opportunities

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports innovative research in a number of ways. Campus funding helps faculty and research staff advance new ideas, complete important preliminary studies to attract external support, and supplement resources available from other sources.

Many of the programs listed below have revolving deadlines. Check individual websites for specific requirements.

Research Board:
http://crb.research.illinois.edu/Default.aspx

Scholar's Travel:
http://www.research.illinois.edu/stf/index.cfm

Graduate College:
Focal Point: http://www.grad.illinois.edu/focal-point-feature

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities:
http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/resources/index.html/

NCSA Faculty Fellowships:
http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/about/org/fellowships/

ACES Office of International Programs Seed Funding:
http://intlprograms.aces.illinois.edu/SeedGrants

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies:
http://www.clacs.illinois.edu/academics/fellowships/faculty.aspx

Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies:
http://www.clacs.illinois.edu/lemann/research.aspx

Student Sustainability Committee:
http://ssc.union.illinois.edu/guidelines.aspx

Center for Nutrition, Learning and Memory:
http://cnlm.illinois.edu/funding-proposals

Energy Biosciences Institute:
http://energybiosciencesinstitute.org/content/proposal-process

Center for Advanced Study:
http://applications.cas.illinois.edu

Illinois International Research Travel Grants:
http://international.illinois.edu/grants/

Research Park:
I-Start Program: http://researchpark.illinois.edu/resources/i-start-professional-service-assistance

Additional Research Park Funding Resources:http://researchpark.illinois.edu/resources

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center:
http://www.istc.illinois.edu/research/

Center on Health, Aging, and Disability:
http://www.chad.uiuc.edu/Research/PilotGrant.aspx

Illinois Water Resources Center:
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/iwrc/funding/

Illinois Indiana Sea Grant:
http://www.iisgcp.org/funding/funding.html

Creative Research Awards:
http://faa.illinois.edu/Faculty+and+Staff/Faculty+Resources/creative+research+awards

Mid-Career Faculty Release-Time Program:
http://www.provost.illinois.edu/midcareer/release.html

Future Interdisciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) Seed Grants:
http://research.aces.illinois.edu/content/fire-seed-grants

Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) Seed Grants:
http://sustainability.illinois.edu/CallforProposals.html

Illinois Applied Research Institute Seed Funding:
http://appliedresearch.illinois.edu/working-us/seed-funding-program

Foundation Directory Online:
go.illinois.edu/fdo

CERL/UofI Collaborative Seed Funding Program:
http://research.illinois.edu/research/CERL_UofI.cfml

Public Engagement Grant Program:
http://go.illinois.edu/engagement_grant

We hope to develop a comprehensive listing of campus funding opportunities. Please send updates or additions to Melissa Edwards.