Research Support

Research Recognition

  1. Hamilton Book Awards
  2. Co-op Research Awards (Career, Best Paper, Creative)
  3. COFA Distinguished Research Award
  4. VPR Honors and Recognition Showcase

Research Funding

  1. COFA Creative Research Grants and Stipends
  2. Faculty Research Assignments (FRA)
  3. Summer Research Assignments (SRA)
  4. Open Calls Grant & Award Opportunities
  5. VPR Research and Creative Grants (RCG)
  6. VPR Special Research Grants (SRG)
  7. VPR Subvention Grants
  8. VPR Limited Submission Programs
  9. Faculty Travel Grants, Graduate School
  10. ConTex 
    1. Comprehensive list of research engagement possibilities:
      1. Research Centers in Mexico (297kb pdf)
      2. Technology Parks in Mexico (47kb pdf)
  11. UT Austin in Mexico (UTAMI)
  12. HornRaiser – Crowdfunding
  13. Big XII Faculty Fellowships
  14. There may be additional financial opportunities provided by departments

Research Resources

  1. Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) – OSP is the coordinating office for externally funded research and sponsored projects at UT-Austin. They assist research faculty and staff with the following: proposal review, authorization, and submission; award negotiations and acceptance; account management; close-out, reports, audits, collection; professional development and education; export control, and research compliance.
  2. Pivot – Funding Opportunity Database – Pivot is a database that allows researchers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities.
  3. VPR Cross-College Grant Support – The VPR office helps coordinate interdisciplinary proposals and collaborates with faculty to organize proposal drafting efforts, solicit external reviews of draft proposals, facilitate the internal review and submission process, and support the establishment of an award management strategy upon receipt of funding.
  4. UT Office of the VP for Research – This office provides funding, education, and resources for researchers on campus.
  5. UT Office of Technology Commercialization – This office evaluates, protects, markets, and licenses the university’s inventions and software, assists in the formation of startups, provides outreach and informative forums to the university’s faculty on the commercialization processes, and promotes collaboration with industry, investors, and others within the technology commercialization ecosystem.
    1. Regents Rule 90101: Intellectual Property
    2. Have a great idea? Don’t lose it, disclose it!
  6. 2018_VPR – Faculty Development Flyer (246kb pdf)
  7. Research Development Newsletter – email to be added to the listserv

Research Leaves

  1. COFA Leave Policy


Page last updated: 2/7/2019