The following funding opportunities have been approved by the KUMC Research Institute Board of Directors and will be administered by the KUMC Research Committee. The availability of funds is represented by surplus dollars gained by the KUMC Research Institute during any given fiscal year. One of the goals of the KUMC Research Institute is to provide those funds back to faculty members for additional peer-reviewed research. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) announcements will be conducted via broadcast e-mail as well as posted on the KUMC website. For additional program information, please access the links listed below.
Bridging Grant Program (offered 3 times per year)
|The objective of the Bridging Grant program is to provide interim support during a funding hiatus that will be used to improve previously submitted proposals. These competitive awards provide interim support to those who have submitted grants to national organizations that were approved on the basis of scientific merit, but did not receive priority scores within the funding range. This interim funding is intended to assist investigators in obtaining data needed to enhance the success of a revised application.||Up to $35,000 for one (1) year|
The Lied Endowed Basic Science Grant program is designed to foster the development of research activity in three (3) specific areas in which there is a critical need at KU Medical Center. These areas include:
|Up to $35,000 for one (1) year. A competitive renewal process is required for a possible second year of funding.|
|The Clinical Pilot Research Grant program is a broad-base initiative to support faculty in nursing, allied health and medicine. The type of research may include, but is not limited to, outcomes, applied, translational, human populations, human specimens, and/or human subjects. Therefore, outside the area of clinical research, the particular scope will be defined by the faculty member.||Up to $35,000 for one (1) year|
|Start PO1 or Research Center
Frontier: The Heartland
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
This program is a broad-base initiative to support faculty in nursing, allied health and medicine in terms of helping to develop a grant proposal to a major federal source to establish a PO1 or Research Center. The type of research may include, but is not limited to, outcomes, applied, translational, human populations, human specimens, and/or human subjects. Therefore, outside the area of clinical research, the particular scope will be defined by the faculty member.
The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Funding Program
Western States Collaborative Pilot
|Up to $25,000 for one (1) year|
From the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research Administration