ProSEED - Carnegie Mellon University

ProSEED — Nurturing New Ideas

Recommended Materials for ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grant Applicants:

Those interested in applying for a ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grant (Due Feb 12) are strongly encouraged to review the materials from the recent workshop "Measuring the Impact of Your Educational Intervention (...and How to Craft a Compelling ProSEED/Simon Initiative Grant Proposal)."  (Hosted by the Eberly Center on Jan 19th and Jan 20th).

Download slides and handouts from workshop at the link below:

ProSEED/Simon Workshop Spring 2016 Materials

NEWS: Next round of ProSEED/BrainHub and ProSEED/Simon Initiative seed grants are now open. Proposals due February 12, 2016.  

See below for more details.

NEWS: Fall 2015 ProSEED/Crosswalk Seed Grant Awards

ProSEED has announced its Fall 2015 ProSEED/Crosswalk Seed Grant Awards.  In this round of funding, over twenty proposals were received and fifteen awards were given to a broad range of student, staff and faculty initiatives. 

 More details on winners from Fall 2015 and previous funding cycles.

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: Late Fall 2015

Proposals Due: February 12, 2016

Read about past award recipients.

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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.

2015 Fall Deadline: November 4, 2015

Read about past award recipients.

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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 »

2015 Fall Deadline: October 31, 2015

Read about past award recipients.

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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.

Next Call for Proposals: Late Fall 2015

Information Sessions: January 19 & 20, 2016

Proposals Due: February 12, 2016

Read about past award recipients.

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