2019 Collaboration Initiative
Who May Apply
Faculty who plan to submit an application for a Collaboration Initiative grant must attend the Collaboration Initiative Retreat to be eligible for funding. The retreat was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9, 9:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
**Due to inclement weather, those who registered for the retreat but were unable to attend are still eligible to apply as PI.
Type of Eligible Project
Three funding levels are available; all are intended to help NU researchers develop competitive extramural funding applications. For more details on each grant, to see the application requirements, or to access the online application form, see the Collaboration Initiative RFA.
- Planning and Proposal-Generation Grants: One-year grants, of up to $20,000 each, to build new faculty research collaborations.
- Formed/Forming Team Seed Grants: Two-year grants, of up to $150,000 each, to enhance faculty research collaborations.
- Team-Strengthening Seed Grants: Two-year grants, of up to $300,000 each, to significantly strengthen existing faculty research collaborations.
Application deadline is Jan. 11 by 5 P.M. CST.
There is a separate process UNO applicants must follow as well. Contact Katy Vitale if you intend to apply as PI or Co-PI.
"Big Ideas" Collaboration Initiative
In conjunction with the Collaboration Initiative, faculty are invited to submit proposals for bold, interdisciplinary Big Ideas. The retreat and deadlines coincide at the same time.
Find out more about the "Big Ideas" Collaboration Initiative
*There will not be a separate UNO process for the Big Ideas RFA.