Research and Sponsored Programs

University Research Funding Opportunities (URFO) Programs

To be eligible, the PI must be a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member at UT and must be on campus during the full academic year of the award. Faculty on 12-month appointments are not eligible for the Summer Fellowship Program.

Archaeological Research Endowment Fund
Provides approximately $2,000 to offset the cost of archaeological research. More Info.

Biomedical Research Innovation Program

Provides up to $50,000 for high-impact, innovative proposals in biomedical science that have the potential to change the direction of the field. A letter of intent is required. More Info.

deArce-Koch Memorial Endowment Fund in Support of Medical Research and Development

Provides up to $25,000 for medical research and development projects. More Info.

Interdisciplinary Research Initiation Award

Provides up to $50,000 to support groups of at least four faculty from at least two academic departments in beginning a major new interdisciplinary research project. More Info.

Phase 0 SBIR/STTR Program

Provides up to $8,000 for a faculty member to work with an outside business in the preparation of an SBIR/STTR proposal. More Info.

Publication Subvention Program

Provides up to $1,200 to support to publication of a scholarly manuscript by an academic press. More Info.

Small Awards Program **New**
Provides up to $1,000 to support research and scholarship activities. More Info.

STEM Research Innovation Program

Provides up to $50,000 for STEM for high-impact, innovation proposals in STEM discipline that has the potential to change the direction of a particular area of study. More Info.

Research Awards and Fellowships Program

Provides up to $20,000 for summer research projects. More Info.

Visiting Faculty Researcher Program

Provides up to $5,000 to invite a visiting faculty member into a UT research project for the summer in order to develop inter-institutional collaborations and to help forge stronger ties among undergraduate institutions. More Info.

Questions should be sent to urfo@utoledo.edu.
Last Updated: 11/17/17