The University of Arizona

Other Opportunities

In addition to the regularly scheduled grant-specific programs, Research Development Services offers a variety of programs suitable for faculty and researchers interested in pursuing extramural funding.

Early Career/Young Investigator Programs
Grantsmanship Workshops
Additional Opportunities

Early Career/Young Investigator Programs

Research Development Services is offering open panel discussions and seminars on the NSF CAREER program, NIH R Series, and NEH Fellowships in Academic Year 2018-2019. Although the sessions are open to all, sessions are targeted towards early career faculty. 

Grantsmanship Workshops

January 17 & 18, 2019
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Regional Application Writing Workshop
Presented by Russell Wyland, PhD, Deputy Director for the Division of Research, National Endowment for the Humanities
1:1 sessions are available after the January 17 workshop; participants will be required to submit an abstract (no more than one-page) by January 10 for participation in the 1:1 sessions

Full details, including Parking & Lodging options are available here.

This event is free and open to faculty, staff, and interested participants from across Southern Arizona. 

Additional Opportunities

 NEH Fellowships Preparation Program Workshop

October 24, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Marshall Building, 531

Following up on Dr. Russell Wyland’s visit to UA, Carol Brodie, Research Development Associate will be presenting this workshop. Humanities scholars will explore methods and approaches to develop competitive proposals specifically for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships program.  Faculty will be able to 1) examine strategies to adapt individual research goals to effectively address NEH guidelines and review criteria; and 2) review writing approaches to strengthen proposals. Workshop participants interested in developing an NEH Division of Research Programs Fellowship proposal for the April 2020 deadline will have the opportunity to be one of a maximum of six faculty in an accountability writing group that will begin in November. Please register here to reserve your seat at the October 24th Workshop!  Open to all faculty but space is limited.

HORIZON 2020 Research Opportunities in Europe Information Session (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Free Information Session on grants and fellowships for researchers of all nationalities and research fields

November 21, 2019
9:00am-1:00pm (speakers 9-12, networking lunch 12-1)
Student Union- Kachina Room

Europe has a vibrant and exciting science and technology culture and offers many excellent and generous career funding opportunities for researchers and innovators (R&I), no matter where they come from in the world. Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation funding program, is the world’s largest multinational R&I program. In addition to funding collaborative research projects, it offers opportunities to individual researchers. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions and European Research Council grants are open to researchers from public and private organizations, who would like to spend time in Europe, regardless of their nationalities, careers stage, or field of research. Experts will present these opportunities and guide the audience through the options and practicalities of application. Erasmus Mundus and the Euraxess Network will also be presented.

PIVOT Funding Database Training

Campus-wide Training
October 18, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Marshall 531

Presented by Daniel Moseke, Research Development Services Program Manager. Introduction to Pivot workshops are open to campus (faculty, staff, postdocs, and students) interested in learning how to navigate the funding database. Pivot access is available for free to UA employees and students.

College of Education Training
February 28, 2019
Contact Courtney Coffey, Coordinator, Grants-Contracts, College of Education, for registration information

RDS Brownbag Series
Research Development Services offers monthly themed brownbag events throughout the Academic Year. You can find the full schedule here.