*The applications deadlines for these FY22 awards have passed.
The overall purpose is to provide faculty with additional support and resources to
further their research ideas in order to make the research more competitive for external
grant proposals or highly prestigious publications.
The purpose of the program, which is a full year commitment, is to provide a select
group of faculty with additional information, resources and support to develop a competitive
external grant proposal.
Bridge Funding provides short-term limited financial support to sustain an existing
research project/program at a minimal “essential” level of viability - during a gap
in external funding for it. This is to facilitate success in securing new external