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CAS Grant and Fellowship Support

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CAS Internal Funding

Current Opportunities:

CAS Seed Grant 2021

Award up to: $15,000
Applications due: April 30, 2021

The CAS seed grant will provide up to $15,000 to support tenure track faculty for work leading to an extramural grant or fellowship proposal. We anticipate awarding 2-3 projects in spring 2021.

See CAS Seed Grant Call for complete information. Application requires a cover sheet and budget/budget justification.

Past Opportunities — look for reissue soon:

Research Enhancement Opportunity (REO)

One Course Teaching Reduction
Applications due: April 15, 2020

The REO program offers tenure-track faculty the opportunity for a one-course teaching reduction in fall 2020 or spring 2021. Faculty will spend released time working on a new >$1 million direct cost, F&A generating grant. Individual and interdisciplinary team projects are welcome. We anticipate being able to offer 2 awards this year.

See REO RFP for full application instructions.

Applications must be submitted electronically to cas.gfs@wsu.edu by 5:00 p.m. on deadline date.

Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program

Award up to: $10,000
Applications due: November 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program is designed to help faculty generate new ideas and foster interdisciplinary team building. We seek to support teams and projects that will lead to externally funded and visible research, scholarship, or creative activities. For Fall 2019, CAS is partnering with the Graduate School, CAHNRS, the College of Nursing, and EFSCOM to fund multiple projects. CAS will independently fund at least one interdisciplinary team project, while CAHNRS, Nursing, and EFSCOM will support teams that bring together faculty members from their respective colleges with a CAS faculty researcher. The Graduate School will provide tuition waivers for projects that include a doctoral level research assistant.

IRIS Grant Application Coversheet

Building Collaborations Across the College of Arts and Sciences

RFP (2019)

Building Collaborations Across the College of Arts and Sciences & College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

RFP (2019)

Building Collaborations Across the College of Arts and Sciences & College of Nursing

RFP (2019)

Building Collaborations Across the College of Arts and Sciences & Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

RFP (2019)

Boeing Graduate Fellowship in Environmental Studies

$1,500
Applications due: January 29, 2021

Intended to support the multidisciplinary study of environmental issues, including the sociological, political, historical, cultural, literary, artistic, and scientific bases. This fellowship is administered at the department level to support students as they complete their research or scholarly project.

Current CAS students at any WSU campus, are eligible to apply.

Applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF to cas.gfs@wsu.edu and copied to the applicant’s academic chair or director by 5:00 p.m. on deadline listed for each award.

For reference: RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Grants

Students: CAS departments are now accepting applications for projects taking place in the summer and fall of 2021. The deadline is March 26, 2021 at 5pm. Submit applications directly to the chair or director of your department.

Chairs and Directors: Forward no more than three selected applications to cas.gfs@wsu.edu by March 31, 2021.

Faculty Sponsors: The statement of support should address the following questions in one page:

  1. Do you agree to support and actively supervise the research or creative activity proposed by this undergraduate student?
  2. Describe activities in which you and the student will work together.
  3. What matching or additional support will you or your department contribute?

See the full program description for more information.