Faculty Seed Funding

University Grant Programs for Faculty, Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students

 

Benevolent Association Research and Creative Activity Grant

The University at Albany Benevolent Association provides funding for a competitive award to support graduate research.

Eligible Applicants    Graduate Students
Award Amount    Up to $500 
Fall Application Period    10/13/2020 - 11/01/2020
Spring Application Period    12/18/2020 - 2/1/2021 
Fall Award Period    Expenses incurred 1/20/2021-4/30/2021 
Spring Award Period    Expenses incurred 5/1/2021-12/31/2021 

Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance
Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Additional Graduate Student Research Funding Opportunities
Research and Professional Development Grants
Graduate Student Funding Opportunities and Proposal Resources
Graduate Student Support - The Graduate School
External Funding Opportunities

 

Faculty Research Award Program Category B (FRAP-B)

The University at Albany Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP) provides seed funding for research and creative activities in the form of two separate and distinct grants-in-aid. FRAP-B awards support more modest research efforts that have potential for external funding or projects for which it is difficult to find external funding, but are of significance to the discipline.

Eligible Applicants    Faculty 
Award Amount    $1,000 - $4,000 
Application Period    1/6/2021 - 3/1/2021 
Award Period    5/1/2021 - 4/30/2023 

 

Grenander Award for Non-Animal Methodologies in Research, Testing and Education

The Grenander Award for Non-Animal Methodologies in Research, Testing and Education is intended to educate through scientific discourse, new developments and the underlying moral philosophy establishing the groundwork for the rights of non-human animals and to advance the practical implementation of non-animal models to serve this purpose.

Eligible Applicants    Faculty 
    Graduate Students with Faculty Support 
    Post-doctoral Fellow with Faculty Support 
Award Amount    Up to $20,000 
Application Period    12/18/2020 - 2/1/2021 
Award Period   5/1/2021 - 4/30/2023 

Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance
Office of Environmental Health & Safety

 

Undergraduate Student Research Endowed Fellowships

The University at Albany Foundation Undergraduate Student Research Endowed Fellowship program will be offered through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (CURCE) effective Fall 2020

Additional Undergraduate Student Funding Opportunities
Situation Interactive Prize for Experience Research (REU)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Initiatives for Women (IFW)
The University at Albany Foundation
Sorrell Chesin Research Award

 

The following Research Internal Awards programs have been paused for fiscal year 2020-21:

Faculty Research Award Program Category A (FRAP-A), Conference Support Award, Journal Support Award

  • FRAP Final Report for FRAP Awards received prior to Fall 2018
  • Conference Final Report for awards received prior to Fall 2018
  • Journal Final Report for Journal Awards received prior to Fall 2018