ProSEED - Carnegie Mellon University

ProSEED — Nurturing New Ideas


Drop-in Consultation Sessions for ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grant Applicants:

Those interested in applying for a ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grant (Due February 10) are strongly encouraged to attend the drop-in Consultation Session on February 2 from 10am-2pm in Cyert Hall A-70. Note that all prospective investigators are invited to stop in regardless of where they are in their project development cycle. 

ProSEED/Simon seed grants due February 10

Up to $15,000 and 30 days of personnel support from the Eberly Center are available to support new courses leveraging technology enhanced learning (TEL) or learning science research projects.  Click for more details on criteria and proposal submission.

Berkman Faculty Development Fund

Previously, the Berkman Faculty Development Fund was managed through Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Berkman Fund has transferred to the Office of the Provost with minimal changes.  Click here for more details.


ProSEED/BrainHub Seed Grants

ProSEED/BrainHub Seed funds are intended to seed innovative ideas in brain science research at the intersection of multiple disciplines.  Special consideration is given to proposals involving multiple BrainHub partner institutions.

Next Call for Proposals: Fall 2017

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ProSEED/Crosswalk: Grants for Undergraduates, Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff

These grants are designed to seed a wide range of ideas to build connections and collaborations across colleges, departments, student organizations, even campuses. We want to inspire bold creativity and entrepreneurship among CMU community members, and are looking for fresh ideas that cross boundaries within and outside of the university.

Proposals Due: March 22, 2017

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ProSEED/EQT Energy Seed Funds

EQT Foundation has provided funds for faculty aimed at seeding new projects in a wide range of energy and water-related research with connections to the natural gas industry.  Read the news announcement »

Proposals Due:  October 31, 2016

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ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grants

Simon Initiative seed grants support innovation at CMU in learning science research and its application to CMU courses and curricula.

Drop-in Consultation Sessions: January 23 & February 2, 2017

Proposals Due: February 10, 2017

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Berkman Faculty Development Fund

The Berkman Faculty Development Fund is supported by a gift for full-time faculty members.

Proposals Due: March 15, 2017

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