Science & Research

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Request for Proposals

Active RFPs All links connect to a pdf document.

 

  • Instrumentation proposal 2018  (due 10-23-2017)The purpose of the WV Division of Science and Research (DSR) Instrumentation Grants Program is to encourage undergraduate students in West Virginia to continue careers in science, math, and engineering. Instrumentation Grants seek to accomplish this by allowing the purchase of modern instruments for advanced undergraduate laboratories and by encouraging the submission of proposals to NSF research, instrumentation or STEM education programs.

 

  • Innovation proposal 2018 (due 10-23-2017) The purpose of the Division of Science & Research (DSR) Innovation Grants Program is to encourage undergraduate students in West Virginia to continue careers in science, math and engineering. Like Instrumentation Grants, the Innovation Grants Program seeks to accomplish this by supporting the purchase of modern instruments and supplies and conduct minor renovations for advanced undergraduate laboratories. However, the Innovation Program seeks to target larger, more ambitious, cohesive, and/or more comprehensive innovations in laboratory/classroom settings.

Expired RFPs All links connect to a pdf document.

  • Research Challenge Grant RFP (due 08-01-2017). Projects funded by Research Challenge Grants (RCGs) should assist faculty researchers in their ability to successfully compete for external funding on a national basis by providing incentives to increase capacity. The Legislature intended for institutions to collaborate in development and execution of research programs and projects to the extent practicable and to target research to needs of the state, linked to future competitiveness of the state.
  • The Graduate Student Fellowships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Grant, or STEM Fellows Grant, RFP (due 08-01-2017). This program is designed to recruit and support outstanding doctoral students in STEM fields at Marshall University and West Virginia University.
  • 2017 Instrumentation RFP (due 10-20-2016). This grant allows the purchase of modern instruments for advanced undergraduate laboratories and by encouraging the submission of research proposals. Primarily undergraduate colleges and universities (PUIs) in West Virginia are eligible to apply. Up to five awards of $20,000 may be awarded.
  • Semester/Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) (due 10-20-2016) for the Support of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Undergraduate Research in West Virginia.
  • 2016 Instrumentation RFP (due 10-19-2015) This grant allows the purchase of modern instruments for advanced undergraduate laboratories and by encouraging the submission of research proposals. Primarily undergraduate colleges and universities (PUIs) in West Virginia are eligible to apply. Up to five awards of $20,000 may be awarded.
  • 2016 Innovation RFP (due 10-19-2015) This program targets ambitious, innovative, cohesive and/or comprehensive projects in laboratory/classroom settings that encourage undergraduate students to continue careers in science, mathematics and engineering.
  • Research Proposal Mini-Grants Program  (due 2-17-14) is designed to aid tenured or tenure-track, or research faculty members at West Virginia institutions of higher education in the preparation of research or research equipment proposals for submission to external agencies or foundations.

Learn more at our Grant Opportunities page.