For guidance on maintaining continuity of research and sponsored program activities during the COVID-19 crisis, please see ORSP’s Keep Discovering page.

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Graduate Student Council Research Grants - 2021

See Request for Applications

Key Dates   

RFA Announced:                October 26, 2020
Applications Due:               January 11, 2021, by 5:00 pm
Awards Announced:           March 2021
 

Achieving Equity Investment Grants 2021

The principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the University of Mississippi’s mission of transformative teaching, learning, research, and service. The Office of the Provost, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement are pleased to announce the Achieving Equity Grants 2021 competition. First introduced in 2019, this seed grant program will continue to support innovative scholarly and creative efforts at UM that advance knowledge on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

NOAA Restore Science Program 2021

Summary of Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) NOAA-NOS-NCCOS-2021-2006590
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 11.451, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science, Observation, Monitoring, and Technology

Microsoft AI for Health COVID-19 Grants

Microsoft is now accepting requests to access Azure cloud and High Performance Computing capabilities in support of research related to the COVID-19 crisis, through 6/15/2020 or until further notice.

USDA Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program 2020

On April 3, the USDA announced that there will be a 2nd application window, from April 14 through July 13, for its 2020 Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant program.  Additional information on how to apply will be available on grants.gov on April 14.

Disaster Resilience Round 3 Seed Grants

For Round 3, the DRC invites any UM faculty member who is eligible to serve as a Principal Investigator to submit or lead a proposal under either of two tracks—Standard Track and Covid-19 Track. 
Previous DRC participation is not required.

Call for Undergraduate Research Applications 2020

The SURF Reporting Form can be downloaded here.

The Division of Research Development (RD) in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) seeks applications for UM Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (UM-SURE) in two tracks (UM-SURF and UM-SURGG), as well as for Undergraduate Research Travel Grants.

Achieving Equity Investment Grants 2020

ORSP Investment Grant proposals are sought to conduct a research project focusing on one or more of the following Topics of InterestBias, Discrimination, Inequity, Disparity, Oppression, Anti-oppression, or related themes, in the context of Race, Ethnicity, Color, Religion, Sex (including Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Pregnancy), National Origin, Age, Disability, or Genetic Information—or other categories of difference or exclusion.  In order to maximize impact of this important work, consideration should be given to ho

Information Session: NSF GRFP 2020

The University of Mississippi (UM) Graduate School and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) will co-sponsor a Lunch and Learn Information Session on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm in the MEC at the Jackson Avenue Center (the JAC).

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