Faculty Seed Funding

University Grant Programs

Faculty Research Award Program (FRAP)
Funds are provided in partial support of faculty research and other creative activities. These funds are considered catalyzing agents for stimulating research and scholarly endeavors and for seed funding of projects that have potential for subsequent external support. Award amounts may range from $1,000 to $10,000.

  • FRAP Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)
  • FRAP Final Report (PDF) (DOC)

Journals and Conferences Support Program
Grants to assist with the editing of journals and funding to organize research conferences.

  • Conference Support Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)
  • Journal Support Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)

Presidential Initiatives for Research and Scholarship

Grants to stimulate the advancement of new, transformative research, scholarship and creative works that will enhance our faculty's ability to compete for large-scale, interdisciplinary extramural awards and raise the national and international profile at the University at Albany. Information on the grants available may be found here. Applications should be emailed to the Division for Research.