Internal Funding

  • Bill Ensign

    Faculty Pilot/Seed Grants

    Awards are made to support preliminary studies to position faculty to develop and submit competitive external proposals as well as for acquisition of data for resubmissions of declined external proposals.

  • Summer Fellows

    Summer Research Fellows Program

    Annual intensive professional development and mentoring program designed to help faculty members successfully apply for research grants from state and federal agencies, foundations and non-profits.

  • Interdisciplinary Innovation Initiative

    Interdisciplinary Innovation Initiative (I3)

    Grant program designed to support interdisciplinary teams of KSU faculty and students to stimulate innovation, capacity-building and sustainability of interdisciplinary research and scholarly activity around the university's research themes. 

  • Jonathan McMurry

    Creative Activities and Research Experiences for Teams (CARET)


  • Post-doctroal research associate

    Postdoctoral Research Associate Support

    Requests for postdoctoral support are encouraged. Please consult with Bill Diong, associate vice president for research, before applying for postdoctoral funds.

  • Graduate Research Assistantships

    Graduate Research Assistantships

    The Office of Research no longer supports graduate research assistantships (GRAs). All GRA applications should be made via the Graduate Assistantships Program which is managed by The Graduate College.