Carnegie Mellon University

The ProSEED program has been sunset effective Spring 2020. Several seed grants previously under the ProSEED umbrella are still active and being administered by other units. Active seed grant opportunities can be viewed using the below links.

Note that the Crosswalk and Berkman Faculty Development Fund seed grants are no longer active.

Active Seed Grant Opportunities

Neuroscience Institute Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Neuroscience Institute (NI) of Carnegie Mellon University seeks creative, collaborative scholars to apply for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The goal of this program is to provide support for exceptional early career scholars who will help develop neuroscience research at CMU. 

Simon Initiative Seed Grants

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

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.

Additional Grant Programs

Carnegie Mellon has many different grants available across the university, such as: