Spartans ADVANCE program announces research funding for 2022-2023

Posted on September 29, 2022

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Spartans ADVANCE is a multi-year National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that seeks to support and increase diversity and inclusion amoung UNCG faculty, especially in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) departments. The program has announced internal funding opportunities for UNCG faculty in the 2022-2023 academic year and in summer 2023.

ADVANCING Research Spring 2023 Award
Term of award: January 1 – May 30, 2023
Deadline: November 4 at 5 PM
Max award: $12,500 plus fringe
To apply: via UNCG InfoReady Review

Academic year research support funding for spring 2023, for research support personnel or graduate research assistantship to aid in continuing research productivity for women and/or underrepresented minorities who will be on FMLA any time during the 2022-2023 academic year. The award cannot be used for PI salary, equipment, supplies, or travel. Importantly, this funding may not be used to lapse support for graduate student assistants or research personnel paid from active, externally sponsored research awards.

Eligible PIs are responsible for identifying the support personnel (technician, or graduate research assistant [GRA] or advanced undergraduate research assistant [UGRA]), especially current employees. Funding levels will be awarded at the typical GA rate of the home department with a maximum of $12,500 plus fringe for the Spring semester.

Info sheet: ADVANCING Research AY Spring 23 Application Guidelines

ADVANCING Research Summer 2023 Award
Term of award: starting dates between May 16 – June 22, 2023 / end dates flexible
Deadline: March 15, 2023
Max award: departmental standard GRA rate, up to $6,000 plus fringe
To apply: via UNCG InfoReadyReview

Summer 2023 research support for personnel or a GRA or UGRA to aid in continuing research productivity for women and/or underrepresented minorities who have taken a leave of absence via FMLA currently or during the past 36 months. The award cannot be used for PI salary, equipment, supplies, or travel. Importantly, this funding may not be used to lapse support for graduate student assistants or research personnel paid from active, externally sponsored research awards.

PIs are responsible for identifying the support personnel (graduate research assistant [GRA] or advanced undergraduate research assistant [UGRA]). Funding levels will be awarded at the typical GRA/UGRA rate of the home department with a maximum of $6,000 plus fringe.

Info sheet: ADVANCING Research Summer Award 2023 Application Guidelines

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