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The Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee (FRCAC) is responsible to the VP for Research for reviewing and recommending grant awards to faculty members in support of scholarly activity. Proposals are reviewed two times during the academic year.  In addition to research and creative activity proposals, the FRCAC also reviews nominations for distinguished awards.  The deadlines for completing a proposal or a nomination for the current academic year are listed below:

Deadlines for 2015/16

 Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - CLOSED
Funding for the Current Academic Year including Summer Salary for that year
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - NOT OPEN
Funding for the Following Academic Year
  Distinguished Research Award - The application included the letters of reference must be complete by 5pm on 3/17/2015
  Creative Activity Award - The application included the letters of reference must be complete by 5pm on 3/17/2015


This website provides information regarding the types of awards, the application and review procedures, some guidelines for preparing the proposals, and the criteria used in evaluating proposals.

Faculty members submitting proposals are strongly urged to read and they MUST follow these guidelines carefully.

Proposals must follow the format and style presented on these web pages

Only electronic submissions are accepted and paper proposals will not be considered.   If you have no other option, please email for assistance.

The application document must be collatted into a single-PDF packet.


Budget Guidelines

Review Criteria


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