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Deadline Is Feb. 17 to Submit Proposals to CUSE Grant Program
Faculty interested in submitting a proposal for the 2020 Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program have until 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, to apply.
The funding effort, through the University’s Office of Research, seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaborations, grow the research enterprise and enhance University-based scholarship to increase extramural funding and high-quality scholarly output. The program was launched in 2017 as part of the $100 million Invest Syracuse initiative to enhance academic excellence.
The grant program supports faculty research in all disciplines, including basic, translational and applied sciences; social sciences; physical and life sciences; engineering; liberal arts and humanities; and professional studies, as well as creative research and other scholarly activities. Priority is given to strategic interdisciplinary initiatives at the University and disciplinary research areas with great potential for extramural funding and institutional recognition.
Four types of grants are available:
- Seed Grant: Funding is capped at $5,000 per grant. Applications can be individuals or teams.
- Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant: Funding is capped at $30,000 per grant. Applications can be individuals (innovative) or teams (interdisciplinary research).
- Good to Great Grant: Funding is capped at $30,000 per grant. Applications can be individuals or teams.
- Interdisciplinary Seminar Grant: Funding is capped at $10,000. Applications can be individuals or teams.
Applications are now being accepted through Syracuse University’s Applicant Portal https://syracuse.infoready4.com.
In the 2019 round, the CUSE Grant Program funded 69 projects in the humanities, social sciences, creative and STEM areas.
For more information, visit the CUSE Grant Program website.