UNCG Research

Internal Research Awards

There are three types of intramural, competitive awards available through the Office of Research and Engagement:

  • New Faculty and Regular Faculty Research Awards,
  • Faculty First Awards
  • Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships Grant

To register for workshops on applying for internal research awards, go to http://workshops.uncg.edu and click on “Office of Research Workshops.”


New Faculty Research Awards & Regular Faculty Research Awards

New Faculty Research Awards go to full-time tenure-track faculty below the rank of professor, clinical faculty, research faculty, and academic professional faculty who have been at UNCG for 3 or fewer years. Faculty may apply for up to $5,000 individually or $10,000 for collaborative projects submitted by two or more UNCG faculty. Funds may be used for faculty salary provided UNCG guidelines regarding buyouts and add pays are met.

Faculty may apply for New Faculty Research Awards from September 1, 2018 through October 17, 2018 at 5pm, by submitting an application with supporting budget forms. The faculty research awards’ funding period is January 2019 – June 2020.

Regular Faculty Research Awards go to full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty, clinical faculty, research faculty, and academic professional faculty who have been at UNCG for more than 3 years. Applicants may seek up to $5,000 individually or $10,000 for collaborative projects submitted by two or more UNCG faculty. Funds may be used for faculty salary provided UNCG guidelines regarding buyouts and add pays are met.

Faculty may apply for Regular Faculty Research Awards from September 1, 2018 through October 17, 2018 at 5pm, by submitting an application with supporting budget forms. The faculty research awards’ funding period is January 2019 – June 2020.

Have questions? Contact Barbara Hemphill at 336.256.1172 or bbhemphi@uncg.edu.


Faculty First Awards

Faculty First Awards are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty.

Faculty may apply for Faculty First Awards from January 1, 2019 through February 28, 2019 at 5pm. Faculty First Awards typically fund summer scholarship and require participation in a Spring 2020 presentation event.

Have questions? Contact Barbara Hemphill at 336.256.1172 or bbhemphi@uncg.edu.


Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships (P2) Grants:
A Collective Scholarship Fellows Program

Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships (P2) is a grant-funded fellows program that aims to strengthen collective approaches to community-engaged scholarship through the development of sustainable pathways and partnerships that build deep, reciprocal processes to achieve mutually beneficial, community identified priorities. Scholarship is broadly defined to include research, creative activity, inquiry, and teaching. This scholarship fellows program is unique in that spans three years, centers community-engaged practices and outcomes, supports team-based scholarship, and provides professional development to P2 Fellows.

Teams are eligible for three consecutive years of funding up to $16,000.

Applications are currently closed and will re-open Fall 2019.

Two information sessions will be held:

Have questions? Contact Dr. Emily Janke, emjanke@uncg.edu.