News from the Offi

Dear Georgia State Faculty,

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce two limited internal funding opportunities of up to $5,000 each:

  • Funding to Support Federal Grant Preparations and Submissions
    The purpose of this special internal funding initiative is to assist Georgia State research investigators with their federal grant proposal preparations and submissions in a manner that will both assure that the proposal is completed by the agency deadline and improve the quality of the final proposal. Call for Proposal. Applications due: Feb. 28, 2014.


  • Funding to Support Travel or Time for Professional Work
    The purpose of this special internal funding initiative is to assist Georgia State faculty who require travel to special archives or data repositories, or to specific geographic locations in order to collect final data or who require time and summer salary support for work towards the completion of a prestigious work in their discipline (e.g. fellowship application, book, artistic product, etc.). These funds are not intended to assist in the development and submission of and external grant application or for scientific research. Call for Proposal. Applications due: Feb. 28, 2014.

Please note:
These applications must be submitted via the new Research Portal as instructed on the Calls for Proposals. Applications will also be routed for approval through the Research Portal as described in the Call for Proposals.

The funds awarded through these initiatives must be used by June 30, 2014 (no exceptions). If you have questions about these initiatives, contact Kelly Stout, Ph.D. at 404-413-5475.


Monica Swahn, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Professor, Public Health
Georgia State University
Associate Director for Research, Emory Center for Injury Control (ECIC)

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