Early-stage seed funding can bolster promising research ideas before their merit has been recognized. Discover seed funding opportunities for UChicago faculty and researchers below:]

BSD Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Award: Diversity Research and Small Grants
Award Amount: up to $5,000
Description: Funding for BSD faculty members whose background and life experiences enhance the diversity of the Biological Sciences Division. The Small Grants Program funds research and programmatic interventions that have the potential to enhance and/or support diversity & inclusion within the BSD.]

Center for Health Administration Studies

Award: Seed Grant Program
Award Amount: $30,000
Description: Supports promising health services and policy research projects at UChicago that impact vulnerable or disadvantaged populations.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: Pilot Awards
Award Amount: $60,000
Description: ITM funding and resource support for study design, ethics and community consults, networking with potential local and national collaborators, and more. Includes video production and communications support to share research findings and impact.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: Community Benefit Grant Awards
Award Amount: $50,000
Description: Collaborative projects between a local community organization and UChicago researcher to impact community health.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: Core Subsidy Awards
Award Amount: $5,000
Description: Offset costs for using one of the dozens of UChicago core facilities that offer high-tech equipment, data processing, and other resources for researchers.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: Career Development (K) Awards
Award Amount: Up to $100,000
Description: Up to $100,000 in salary support, 75% protected time for research of your choice, exclusive mentoring from senior faculty, and travel funds for junior investigators pursuing clinical, translational, and/or oncology research. Training also includes communications support, video production, and more.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: Short Term Pilot Awards
Award Amount: $5,000
Description: Funding for postdoctoral clinician-scientists in training at the University of Chicago Medical Center, such as residents, fellows and other trainees whose mentors do not have financial support for the specific projects the applicants are trying to undertake.]

Institute for Translational Medicine

Award: TL1 Trainee Awards
Award Amount: $21,000
Description: Stipend (tuition, living expenses) and research training for predoctoral students in clinical and translational science.]

Neubauer Collegium

Award: Seed Funding
Award Amount: $10,000 – $25,000/yr
Description: Financial, strategic, and administrative support for research projects that enable University of Chicago faculty to pursue complex questions that require collaboration and are informed by a humanistic perspective.]

Neubauer Collegium

Award: Large-Scale
Award Amount: $100,000/yr
Description: Financial, strategic, and administrative support for research projects that enable University of Chicago faculty to pursue complex questions that require collaboration and are informed by a humanistic perspective.]

Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

Award: Faculty Research Project Awards
Award Amount: $5,000 – $30,000
Description: The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights supports research projects that allow University of Chicago faculty to explore critical dimensions of human rights thought and practice.]

The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge

Award: Faculty Seed Grants
Award Amount: $5,000
Description: Funds to support a first step into an area of research that may or may not lead to an application for the larger faculty research grant the following year]

UChicago Arts

Award: UChicago Arts Grants
Award Amount: $1,500 – $5,000
Description: Seed funding for new artistic ventures, especially collaborative projects; should not be considered a source of continued funding]

Women’s Board

Award: Grants Fund
Award Amount: $25,000 – $60,000
Description: Catalyst, sustaining, and capacity-building funding is awarded to high-impact projects that would likely otherwise not go forward without Women’s Board support. Funding is distributed to projects in the areas of faculty research and support, the arts and cultural institutions, quality of student life, and community outreach

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