Awards + Grants

Travel Assistance Program

All full-time faculty are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 in travel funds to present original research at professional conferences. Preference will go to those who receive matching funds.

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Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

This distinction will be awarded to the department or academic unit on campus that best displays excellence in teaching. The award is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Teaching Academy.

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UA Engage

See how the University of Arkansas will better recruit and retain women and women of color faculty within STEM departments with support from a $1M NSF ADVANCE grant.

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Chancellor’s Innovation and Collaboration Fund

Administered by the Office of Research and Innovation, the Chancellor's Fund aims to provide seed funding to support collaborative research teams to launch bold projects that advance the university's signature research areas.

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Provost's Collaborative Research Grants

All full-time faculty are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 in seed funding to further collaborative research across colleges. Teams must include at least two faculty members; students may be on research teams.

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Chancellor and Provost's Pandemic Research Recovery Grants

For a limited time, tenure track assistant professors and associate professors may apply for a grant to reignite their research programs. Applicants must be able to demonstrate pandemic-related adverse impacts on their ability to research and publish. Awards are $5,000 with a $5,000 match from the awardee's college. Applications closed at 5 pm on Friday, April 15, 2022.