Grant-Writing and Research-Related Events

Sign up for our email list here and get the latest information about research-related events.  Fall 2017 Wed., Sept. 6 - 8am-5pm2017 MSU-FBI Academic Alliance ConferenceKellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Lincoln Room (MAP)219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 This full-day event provides an important opportunity to learn about emerging trends in export control and trade sanctions.  Wed., Sept. 13MSU Proposal Services Time and location to be determined. Check...more

MTRAC Proposals due Sept. 11

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio located at MSU offers new funding opportunities for the commercialization of AgBio technologies through the availability of Tier II Starter and Tier I Full Grants. MTRAC is designed to bridge the gap between successful academic research results and the point at which an innovation is sufficiently developed, scaled‐up, and de‐risked to enable it to be transitioned to commercial development. Individual...more

Internal funding deadlines for fall 2017

Be sure to mark your calendar for fall 2017 internal funding deadlines for programs offered through the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. For other internal funding opportunities, please visit the "Find Funding" link on this website. Discretionary Funding Initiative - Sept 14  (deadline for application to your college's research associate dean) The Discretionary Funding Initiative (DFI), funded by the Michigan State University Foundation, provides bridge...more

Hands-On Animal Training for MSU Researchers

Personnel involved in care, treatment, and use of animals by law must complete training in proper care and to minimize their use in teaching and research. Hands-On Workshops and Classroom Instruction Experts from Campus Animal Resources are available to instruct investigators and their project personnel on special procedures at no charge.  receive detailed demonstrations and individualized coaching get time to practice learn more efficient techniques, new surgical techniques, and ways to...more

MSU Molecular Discovery Grant due Aug. 31

The Michigan State University Molecular Discovery Group (MSU-MDG) has been established in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology to provide pilot funding to accelerate the discovery and development of chemical technologies with applications for human health, animal health and agricultural use (max $30,000 average, $10,000-15,000). Support of this program is from the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics...more

RA Project Proposal and Budget Courses Available

The new system is now live. Register now for instructor-led courses in Proposal Development in KC, Budget Development in KC, and Re-budgeting and Report Tracking in KC. See the User Education page for details about the courses and information on registration....more

Register NOW! Viewing Information in KC

The registration for Viewing Information in KC eCourse is now available. This eCourse is suggested for Faculty and Department/College Research Administrators, however it is available to all users. To register please complete the request access to Viewing Information in KC You will be notified via email once the request has been processed ...more

Internal Funding Deadlines - Now through Nov. 15

Be sure to check upcoming internal research funding deadlines on the Find Funding webpage....more

S3 Grant Proposals Due Oct. 3

An interdisciplinary initiative designed to stimulate collaborations between MSU faculty who use humanities or social science approaches to study science and MSU STEM and/or health sciences professionals, known as S3 (Science and Society @ State), is now making another call for applications for grants. The deadline for applications is October 3 and awards will be announced on November 7. Grant awards are in the range of $10,000 per team.  These interdisciplinary seed...more

TRIFECTA Funding Applications due Sept. 30

Trifecta seeks to stimulate new or emerging interdisciplinary research collaborations between faculty in the Colleges of Communication Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Nursing at Michigan State University. Pilot funding will be used to help create innovative, interdisciplinary research projects that will lead to increased applications and successes in external funding, presentations and publications, and visibility for the Trifecta initiative at MSU. To learn more about Trifecta, visit the...more