ORSP Developing a Proposal


Internal Research Awards - Applications Open November 1

RTR – Released Time for Research

UFRI – Untenured Faculty Research Initiative
SpF –
Students Partnering with Faculty Summer Research Program
Foundation Faculty Research Award

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Plainfield Schools to Partner with Kean University on $218,000 Common Core Grant

Kean University has received a grant from the NJ Department of Education to work with teachers and principals from four Plainfield schools on a year-long Professional Development initiative designed to improve student achievement in English Language Arts.
The program, known as C-CAP (Common Core Academy Plainfield), will involve up to 25 Plainfield teachers in a monthly series of full-day seminars on implementing key provisions of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts.

Research Funding Workshops

Please join us for a series of workshops being offered in Fall 2014.
These workshops are primarily designed to help faculty identify funding opportunities and develop effective proposals.

Upcoming workshop: Wednesday, November 5 "Science, STEM Education, and Social, Behavioral & Cognitive Research Funding ", UCC 226
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Current Grant Opportunities 


NEA - Research: Art Works - Step 1 due 10/26/14; Step 2 due 11/18/14

NSF – Chemistry of Life Processes - due 10/31/14

NSF - ITEST -due 11/6/2014

NSF - Astronomy and Astrophysics Research – due 11/15/14

NSF - Applied Mathematics – due 11/15/14

NSF – Investigator-initiated Research Projects – Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences - due 11/17/14

NSF - Scholarships for Service - deadlines in October and November

NEA - Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects – due 12/8/14

NSF - Computational Mathematics - due 12/15/14

EPA - 12th Annual P3 Awards - due 12/16/14

NSF - Political Science - due 1/15/2015

NSF – Major Research Instrumentation – due 1/ 22/15

NSF - Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) - deadlines vary by program


Foundations and Corporations

IRA Esther Zolt Academic Research Grant - due 11/15/14

AAUW – Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant - due 11/17/14

The Spencer Foundation – Research Grants - due 11/ 18/14

Whitehall Foundation – Research in Life Sciences – LOI due 01/15/15