ProSEED — Nurturing New Ideas
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
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.
Call for proposals are due by December 8, 2017.
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 »
Call for proposals closed October 31, 2017.
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.
Most Recent Award Cycle: February, 2017
Next Call for Proposals: Spring 2018
Berkman Faculty Development Fund
The Berkman Faculty Development Fund is supported by a gift for full-time faculty members. 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.
Call for proposals closed Nov 6, 2017.