Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

September 11, 2015
by Baylor OVPR
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Reminder: Fall URC, AHFRP grant applications due Sept. 30

Don’t forget, applications to the University Research Committee Small and Mid-Range Grant Programs and the Arts & Humanities Faculty Research Program are due by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, Sept. 30.  Funds awarded in this round of applications must be expended during the 2016 fiscal year.  Funds will be available for projects taking place between Jan. 1, 2016 and May 31, 2016.

Click the links below for more information on the programs.  Contact the Office of Sponsored Programs to begin the application process.

July 31, 2015
by Baylor OVPR
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OVPR announces application deadlines for fall URC, AHFRP grants

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the application deadlines for the next round of internal research grants.  The dates are listed below; click the program name for more information from the OVPR website.

FY 2016 Fall Cycle (for research to take place between Jan. 1 and May 31, 2016)

Due Sept. 30, 2015

FY 2016 Spring Cycle (for research to take place between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2017)

Due Oct. 7, 2015
Due Jan. 6, 2016
Due Feb. 17, 2016

Contact your department’s assigned OSP coordinator to begin the application process.

March 12, 2015
by Baylor OVPR
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Internal grant update: Brown Fund deadline extended

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has extended the deadline to apply for the Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV Fund for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Scholarship (Brown Fund). Proposals to the program are now due by April 1 at noon.

The Brown Fund supports curriculum development and research projects on issues of global significance. Awards range in amount up to $5,000 per fiscal year based on the needs of the project. Preference will be given to proposals for interdisciplinary and collaborative projects addressing issues of global importance.

Potential topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration and conflict among followers of various world religions
  • The interplay of religious beliefs/practices with civil society and political authority
  • The eradication of illiteracy
  • The impact of economic development on traditional societies
  • Global public health

Now in its second year year, the Brown Fund is supported by an endowment created by Dr. Clara M. Lovett in memory of her late husband, Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV.

Click here for more information on the program.  Contact your department’s assigned OSP coordinator to begin the application process.

September 8, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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OVPR announces changes to internal grant for arts & humanities research

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a change in the application and review procedures for proposals to the Arts & Humanities Faculty Research Program. Under the new procedure, AHFRP proposals will be evaluated twice per academic year with one application deadline in the fall semester and another in the spring. Previously, proposals for the grant were accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

The next application cycle for AHFRP grants will be in the spring 2015 semester. Applications will be due at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 for projects to take place during the 2016 fiscal year (June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016).

Please contact Blake Thomas in the OVPR at x3153 with any questions.

May 22, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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OVPR announces application dates for FY 2016 internal grants

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced the application deadlines for fiscal year 2016 internal research grants. FY 2016 funding is available for projects which take place between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016.

The deadlines are:

Please note that to be accepted for consideration, proposals must be complete (including electronic routing and approval from the investigator’s chair and dean) no later than noon on the applicable deadline.

Proposals to the Arts & Humanities Faculty Research Program are considered throughout the year and may be submitted at any time.

Contact Blake Thomas in the OVPR with questions about the grant programs.  To begin the application process, contact your academic unit’s assigned OSP coordinator.

February 21, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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Internal grant update: Brown Fund application deadline extended

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has extended the deadline to apply for the Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV Fund for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Scholarship (Brown Fund). Proposals to the program are now due by March 14 at noon.

The Brown Fund supports curriculum development and research projects on issues of global significance. Awards range in amount up to $5,000 per fiscal year based on the needs of the project. Preference will be given to proposals for interdisciplinary and collaborative projects addressing issues of global importance.

Potential topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration and conflict among followers of various world religions
  • The interplay of religious beliefs/practices with civil society and political authority
  • The eradication of illiteracy
  • The impact of economic development on traditional societies
  • Global public health

A new funding program offered for the first time this year, the Brown Fund is supported by an endowment created by Dr. Clara M. Lovett in memory of her late husband, Dr. Benjamin F. Brown IV.

Click here for more information and application instructions.

February 3, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Postdoctoral fellowship application date announced

Applications to the OVPR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program are due on October 2, 2013.  The program enhances Baylor faculty research capacity by supporting postdoctoral research positions in Ph.D.-granting departments.

Preference is given to research clusters within or across departmental boundaries which propose to share a postdoc position between two or more faculty members.

Positions are initially funded for one year, with a second year possible for successful fellows.  Click here for more information on the program.