The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology provides the research funding described below:

Ph.D. Fellowships
  • $10k for first year
  • Attract new, high quality Ph.D. students
  • Proposal Deadline (to college): calendar year-end
Faculty Research Fellowships
  • $10,000 a year for two years
  • Proposal Deadline: May 15
  • Department ranking to college: May 22
  • Awards announced: mid-June
  • 1–2 page proposal required plus CV to college
Weidman Global Leadership Grants
  • The Weidman Center for Global Leadership has funds to help faculty expand research into areas that “promote excellence in the teaching, learning, and practice of leadership and global agility”.
  • Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2017
  • Up to $15,000 (2 awards anticipated per calendar year)
  • 2 page proposal
Seed Funding Awards
  • Maximum award: $12,500 (about 8 awarded per calendar year)
  • Proposal Deadline: August 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016 (quarterly thereafter)
  • Available to all CET faculty members
  • Requires submission of at least one proposal for external funding
  • Department chair must support the application
  • 2-page proposal to college
International Travel Support
  • Funding for half of travel costs up to a maximum of $1,000
  • For research related to presentations at international venues
  • Email request including purpose and estimated cost of the trip to college
  • One trip per year per faculty member
Undergraduate Student Travel Fellowships
  • Half of travel costs up to a maximum of $500
  • Research related presentations authored or co-authored by students
  • Request to college via email that includes purpose and estimated cost of the trip
  • One trip per year per student, up to two students/year per faculty member
Women Mentorships
  • $1.5K each
  • Help retain freshman women
  • Faculty select from students nominated by college