Research Initiation Grants


Research Initiation Grants Program

The Research Initiation Grant (RIG) Program was established to assist College of Education faculty in the developmental stages of major research projects with the expectation that faculty will pursue external funding for the full study.

Research Initiation Grant Guidelines

Sample RIG Evaluation Form


All faculty (tenured, untenured, fixed-term) of the College of Education at University Park regardless of whether or not they have official research responsibilities are eligible to apply for  the Research Initiation Grant.


Deadlines for Submitting Proposals

FALL:         October 1
SPRING:    January 15