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

Funding Opportunity

News items for funding opportunities.

Click here for limited submission funding opportunities.

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 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

Graduate Student Council Research Grants - 2020

View Request for Applications (RFA)

Key Dates   

RFA Announced:                 November 18, 2019
Applications Due:               January 24, 2020, by 5pm 
Awards Announced:           March 2020

GSC Grants Workshops:     Various times in November, December, and January

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).

MBRACE RFP 2019

The Mississippi Based RESTORE Act Center of Excellence (MBRACE) has issued a Request for Proposals a for Competitive Research Program Awards to address critical research gaps in the north-central Gulf of Mexico related to Water Quality and/or Oyster Reefs and their Sustainability. Click here to read the RFP.

Brain Wellness Constellation (BWC) Neuroscience Summer Research Education Program

Brain Wellness Constellation (BWC)
Neuroscience Summer Research Education Program
Request for Applications (RFA)

The objective of the BWC is to realize a fuller understanding behind brain function as a result of injury, addiction, and disease. Engagement in population-based research, clinical care, education, and basic research will assist with the development of technologies and evidence-based practices that bolster prevention of and recovery from brain impairment.

SEC Faculty Travel Grants 2019-20

Faculty may apply by April 30 for funds to visit one or more other Southeastern Conference (SEC) university campuses in the 2019-20 academic year. 

See http://research.olemiss.edu/SECTravelGrants,

See also https://www.thesecu.com/programs/sec-faculty-travel-program/.

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