University Research Council (URC) Grants

The mission of the University Research Council is to stimulate, encourage, and support research across all segments of the University community. The URC is committed to a broad and inclusive definition of research, including both pure and applied research as well as scholarly creative endeavors. Each year, a portion of the facilities & administrative (F&A) or indirect funds generated by external grants and contracts are used to support faculty research activities with grant awards of up to $5,000. The University Research Council reviews proposals and makes funding recommendations to the Chief Research Officer. Contact

Information for applicants

  • Application (ASU login required)
  • Guidelines and eligibility information are embedded in the application.
  • Deadlines:
    For Fall review –Noon, October 15, 2019, and third Tuesday in October annually thereafter.
    For Spring review –Noon, March 3, 2020, and first Tuesday in March annually thereafter.
  • Frequently-asked questions
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Information for recipients