2018 EPIC-Sponsored Undergraduate Research Grant Program 

We are excited to announce the 2018 Undergraduate Research Grant Program, sponsored by JU’s EPIC initiative. To apply, please review the guidelines below and submit all documents to ORSP@ju.edu by November 1, 2017:



Annual Faculty Research Grants

Due November 15 by 5:00pm

to the Office Of

Research and Sponsored Programs




Faculty from all disciplines are welcome to submit proposals for any research, scholarly or creative project.  Multidisciplinary collaborations and partnerships are also encouraged.

Eligible applicants are full-time faculty with at least one year of continuous full time JU employment at the time of application.  Applications from faculty who have not submitted a final report from a previous faculty grant award may not be considered.  Faculty are eligible to apply annually; however, preference will be given to first time applicants. 

NEW for 2017: 

1. Individual Applicants may request up to $2,500 or one course release for the upcoming academic year.  A course release shall be defined by the requesting faculty member’s Division Chair or equivalent unit administrator. If a course release is awarded, the faculty member’s department will receive funds to support the actual cost of hiring an adjunct to cover the course release, and are not to exceed $2,500.

2. Multidisciplinary Team Applicants, consisting of two or more faculty members representing different departments, may request up to $3,500.

Submission and Deadline:

Applications should be submitted via email to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP@ju.edu) no later than 5:00 p.m. local time on November 15 of each year. There are four Application Components required for submission (Application Form, Anonymised Project Narrative with Budget, Curriculum Vitae, and Letter(s) of Endorsement); for submission, each component should be attached as a separate file in one email. Acceptable file formats are MS Word or PDF. In the event the 15th day of the November falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be due the next business day.

Proposal Guidelines (updated October 2017)

Proposal Application Form


Questions? Contact Renee Rossi at rrossi@ju.edu   256-7458