The Division of Student Affairs announces the availability of FY20 funding to support research partnerships with University of Georgia investigators. The goal is to support research projects that can increase our understanding of elements of student success in a broad sense. If you are planning to pursue a research project that will investigate experiences of certain student populations (e.g. non-athletes with concussion, LGBT students, first-year students, etc.) or explore the impact of programs or experiences on student success, please contact our office to learn more about available research funding. We're looking to support investigators whose projects:
We encourage you to get in touch with Dr. Beate Brunow to discuss your ideas and questions.
Research Grant proposals are due by May 15, 2019.
We fund grants in the range of $500 to $5,000. Funding will normally be for one fiscal year, unless otherwise specified.
Application Format and Requirements
The required pages should be assembled into a single PDF file then submitted to Student Affairs Academic Partnerships and Initiatives. Any questions about the submission process should be directed to Dr. Beate Brunow.
Proposals are reviewed by Student Affairs Academic Partnerships and Initiatives and staff from the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Other individuals may be consulted as needed.
Interim report – a one-page progress report and interim budget report should be submitted, and, if applicable, any amended proposal and budget plans - due by December 31, 2019.
Final report – a report not to exceed one page should be submitted, including results to date, final budget report, and plans for continued research - due by June 30, 2020.
Meetings - faculty PIs will attend three meetings with their respective Student Affairs collaborators during the 2019-2020 AY (August, December, March) to discuss research plans, progress, and results.
We fund grants up to $500 on a rolling basis (until funds are exhausted) for small scale or pilot research grants that align with our funding priorities listed above. Funding will be for the fiscal year. Please send a brief proposal (two pages) including a description of your proposed research, budget request, timeline, and a description of your collaboration with a partner unit in Student Affairs to Dr. Beate Brunow. Small grants require a final report by June 30, 2019.
Any publication (including presentations) resulting from funding or partial funding by this program should acknowledge that funding was received from University of Georgia Student Affairs Academic Partnerships and Initiatives.
*This research was supported in part by a grant funded by the Department of Academic Partnerships and Initiatives in the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Georgia.