Other Seed Grant Programs at CMU
Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences announces a call for proposals from Dietrich faculty. Funds are available to support promising new humanities research and education activities in two domains: (1) learning science and technology-enhanced learning (TEL); and (2) digital humanities (DH) and computationally assisted humanities research.
This program will support innovative interdisciplinary life science research involving collaborations across Carnegie Mellon. Four funding levels will be offered throughout the five-year program: Workshop and Professional Development Grants (up to $20,000), Early Career and Individual Investigator Grants (up to $100,000 over one year or $150,000 over two years), Collaborative Grants ($250,000 - $500,000), and a Moonshot Grant ($1,000,000).
An annual grant program to support research into technologies that have potential for substantial impact on health care (costs, patient quality of life and/or safety, etc.).
The DOSA committee reviews student (organizations and individuals) requests for projects, events, and initiatives that enhance the student experience at CMU.
Falk Fund for Research in the Humanities
For research by junior faculty in the humanities, by application to the Dean of the Dietrich College. For more information, call Anna Houck at 412-268-6991.
Grants funds through its regular grant program (projects over $500) and its microgrant program (under $500) to support interdisciplinary arts research by CMU faculty, students and staff.
GuSH Research Funding provides small grants of $750 to graduate students for forwarding their research at Carnegie Mellon University.
Mini-grants to CMU students, faculty to partner with external groups to provide learning experiences for K-12 students, with a focus on STEM areas. For more information, call Judith Hallinen at 412 268-1498.
MFI seeks to support multidisciplinary research that will enable the “digitalization” of manufacturing and enhance the requisite human workforce through integration of advanced cyberinformation technologies, including, but not limited to, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data analytics, internet-of-things, machine learning, simulation and virtual modeling.
Investments of $50,000 for entrepreneurs with a company or business ideas, open to CMU alumni within five years of graduation. Administered through the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
To support faculty research in energy sources, production, efficiency, environmental impact of energy, including shale gas; policy and economic issues. Calls for seed grants issues in October through November each year.
The Small Undergraduate Research Grant (SURG) program offers grants to undergraduates at Carnegie Mellon for research in all fields of study.
Small grants (up to $2500) for Carnegie Mellon students, staff and faculty for the development or enhancement of formal and informal environmental education programs.
Small grants to support undergraduates for study, work, research, volunteer or other projects outside the U.S. during academic break period. Contact Jaycie King for more information 412-268-5231.
For junior faculty interested in enhancing teaching through projects such as redesigning a course or exploring a new pedagogical approach.