Provides up to $750 annually in support of off-campus travel by eligible faculty or staff for face-to-face meetings with potential funding agency officials. Such meetings can lead to future success in obtaining grants.
These awards will support members of our research and creative community as they apply their expertise to profound and persistent challenges related to attaining the goal of racial equity. Racial equity is generally defined as a state where race no longer determines one’s ability to thrive because systemic barriers to quality housing, education, employment, health care, public safety and other needs have been removed.
The KU Research Grant Opportunity (KU Research GO) program is a KU Office of Research-funded program dedicated to providing strategic research investment at the University of Kansas.
These awards are intended to recognize the numerous contributions of unclassified professional staff and postdoctoral researchers to the research mission of KU, honoring outstanding individuals who have had a tangible impact in the research labs and projects in which they work.
This award program is open to all Lawrence campus faculty and professional staff in every field of study and provides assistance to investigators to develop proposals for prestigious interdisciplinary research centers or projects.
Open to all principal investigators in every field of study, this program aims to help researchers obtain quality feedback on their grant applications prior to submission to an external funding agency, to strengthen the merits of the proposal and to improve the likelihood of acceptance for funding.
This fund supports principal investigators and other key personnel for whom 100% effort is grant supported and who do not have other sources of non-grant funding to support proposal preparation.
Established in 2006, this award honors outstanding unclassified academic staff researchers whose work has had significant influence in their field and has expanded intellectual or societal insights.