2023-2024 Limited Submission Notice

Welcome to a new Academic Year, colleagues. 

Each year, the Office of Research manages funding opportunities that limit the number of Appalachian's submissions. Below is a list of known competitions and programs competing during the fall 2023 semester. Please note that some competitions listed have already opened their application portals.

To participate, click on the provided link to navigate to the internal competition page. Contact grs@appstate.edu with any questions you have about the listed opportunities or limited submission procedures.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Innovation Partnerships Program

  • Description: To support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Applications must be focused on one or more of the FY 2024 ORAU core focus areas:
    • Climate and Environment
    • Health Equity
    • Future of the STEM Workforce
  • Slots Available: 2
  • Internal Deadline: Call for interest anticipated mid September
  • Sponsor Deadline: End of September 2024

NC Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Project & EZ Grants

  • Description: Libraries are invited to apply for funding that supports a new or improved program or service that will solve a specific problem or meet an identified need of the library’s current or potential users.  
  • Slots Available: University library may submit up to 3 apps per year
  • Internal Deadline: Call for interest anticipated mid September
  • Sponsor Deadline: LOI: Typically early November

ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

  • Description: To provide seed money for research by junior faculty at ORAU member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Technical areas supported include:
    • Engineering and Applied Science
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematics/Computer Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Policy, Management, or Education
  • Slots Available: 2
  • Internal Deadline: November 2, 2023
  • InfoReady Link: https://appstate.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1915239
  • Sponsor Deadline: January 8, 2024

National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation

  • Description: Serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.
  • Slots Available: 2 Track 1 application slots, and 1 Track 2 application slot
    (see RFP for details about Tracks)
  • Internal Deadline: September 12, 2023
  • InfoReady Link: https://appstate.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1889220
  • Sponsor Deadline: November 15, 2023

South Arts Grant Programs

  • Description: Various programs that support advancing Southern vitality through the arts.
  • Slots Available: 1 application slot per program
  • Internal Deadline: Contact grs@appstate.edu with interest
  • Sponsor Deadline: Range from September 2023 to end of July 2024
Published: Sep 6, 2023 12:28pm