Internal Funding Opportunities for Graduate Faculty

These internal grant opportunities are available to graduate faculty:

Graduate Research Associate Mentoring Program (GRAM)

The Graduate Research Associate Mentoring Program (GRAM) is designed to provide research-active faculty with the opportunity to mentor talented graduate students through collaborative work on the faculty members’ research projects.

Awards will be considered internal grants with the faculty member as PI. Students will be paid $12,000 per academic year for a commitment of 20 hours per week. Faculty mentors must be tenured/tenure track OR multi-year full-time researcher, clinical or professional.

Information for Applicants


Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award

The Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award is designed to recognize a faculty member who is engaged in the graduate education enterprise as an outstanding teacher, mentor, and scholar. A monetary award of $1,000 may be used for any non-salary expense related to performing research or creative activities, including purchase of equipment and supplies, and travel for data collection or dissemination.

Information for Applicants