Several Cornell entities have funding opportunities for which individuals at Cornell can apply. The list below provides summaries of many of these opportunities. Details may be found by following the links and the program contacts can provide more information.

https://alumni.cornell.edu/volunteer/leadership/pccw/grants/Summaries of Internal Funding Opportunities

Note: Program availability, requirements, and deadlines are subject to change. Visit the sponsoring unit's website and reach out to program contacts to verify program availability, guidelines, etc. 

 

Deadline Subject Area Sponsor Program Contact Funding Amount
August Collaborative, Multidisciplinary Academic Integration Initiative Intercampus Research Symposia Grant Molly Towne $25,000
March Collaborative, Multidisciplinary Academic Integration Initiative Multi-Investigator Seed Grant Molly Towne $75,000 - $100,000
February Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Academic Venture Fund (LOI required, full proposal date is 3/31/2016) Graham Kerslick $50,000 - $150,000 for up to 2 years
Always open Sustainability Research Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Rapid Response Fund (time-sensitive) Graham Kerslick Up to $10,000
Varies Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Innovation for Impact Fund (IIF) non- academic partner required Graham Kerslick Approx. $50,000 - $200,000 research (partner-dependent, specified in call)
Check website Social Sciences Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research BCTR Fellows Program Center Email Contact 2 years support
March Agricultural & environmental biotechnologies;
Biochemistry / Biophysics;
Bioengineered pest control;
Bioremediation / Biodegradation;
Bioinformatics / Computational biology;
Diagnostics & detection technologies;
Genomics / Proteomics / Metabolomics;
Medical devices;
Microbiome technologies;
Nanobiotechnologies;
Therapeutics;
Tissue engineering;
Vaccines & immunotechnologies;
Veterinary technologies
Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) CAT Funding Awards Proposals Marla Coppolino Single Investigator: $75,000/yr.

Multi-Investigator: Based on total company matching dollars of all investigators
July Materials Research Center for Materials Research CCMR Seed Program Frank Wise Up to $200,000/yr
2x/year Technology Commercialization and New Ventures Center for Technology Licensing IGNITE - Cornell Research Gap Funding Program   Up to $50,000
February Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Cornell Center for Enervating NeuroImmune Disease  Seed Grants for ME/CFS Research Maureen Hanson and/or Andrew Grimson Up to $25,000 for 1 year
February Immunology-Related Research Cornell Center for Immunology Core Facilities Seed Funds Center Email Contact $5,000 - $15,000
Sept/Feb Social Sciences Cornell Center for Social Sciences CCSS Small Grants Program - Conferences Center Email Contact $5,000
February Social Sciences Cornell Center for Social Sciences CCSS Fellows Program Center Email Contact $10,000
October Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Seed Grant Program  Charlotte Williams $20,000 - $25,000
3x/year Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Travel Awards Charlotte Williams $500
Jan, May, Sept Biotechnology Cornell Institute of Biotechnology Seed Research Awards BRC Director Email Contact Up to $10,000
March Sexuality and Rare Manuscript Collection Cornell University Library Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grants Brenda Marston $1,350
March Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Travel Awards Elana Cestero $1,500
Rolling Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Seed Funding Elana Cestero $15,000
September Increase and sustain undergraduate involvement in community-engaged research Einhorn Center Community-Engaged Practice & Innovation Awards einhorncenter@cornell.edu See programs for details
Various Community-engaged learning/All areas Einhorn Center Einhorn Center Grant Opportunities Center Email Contact See programs for details
February Community-engaged teaching or research Einhorn Center George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award einhorncenter@cornell.edu $5,000
April Community-based learning or research project Einhorn Center Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship einhorncenter@cornell.edu $10,000
Oct, Mar International interdisciplinary research & education Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Faculty Seed Grants Jason Hecht $10,000
December Life Sciences Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD) Schwartz Research Fund Email OFDD $25,000
October Seed grants to support joint international projects with Global Hub partners. OVP for International Affairs Joint Research Seed Grants Global Hubs Varies - see guidelines. Next deadline October 4, 2024.
February All areas President's Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) PCCW Mission Grants Nataki Corneille Up to $25,000
January/February  All areas President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) Affinito-Stewart Grants Nataki Corneille Up to $25,000
Rolling Social Sciences Roper Center Roper Center Data Conversion data-services@ropercenter.org Up to $10,000
September Humanities Society for the Humanities NEH Summer Stipends Kina Viola $6,000
October Humanities Society for the Humanities Faculty Fellowship Kina Viola  
October Humanities Society for the Humanities Humanities Corridor Working Groups Aimee Germain
(315) 443-8685
$1,500 - $5,000
October Humanities Society for the Humanities Humanities Research Grants Kina Viola $3,000
October Humanities Society for the Humanities Society Fellowship Center Email Contact $60,000
Check website Humanities Society for the Humanities Brett de Bary Interdisciplinary Mellon Writing Groups   Up to $5,000
Check website Humanities Society for the Humanities Humanities Events Co-Sponsorship Emily Parsons  
Check website Humanities Society for the Humanities Interdisciplinary Monograph Writing Group   Up to $1,000 per participant

 

Deadline Subject Area Sponsor Program Link Contact Funding Amount
February Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Small Grants Program  Program Information Graham Kerslick $4,000
LOI August Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships  Program Information Carrie Young $60,000 salary, plus benefits, plus $15,000 research costs
October Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Sustainable Biodiversity Fund Program Information Monica Gerber $8,000
October Research in any discipline in the College Cornell College of Arts & Sciences Klarman Fellowships Fellowship Information Email program staff $80,000 annual stipend, plus benefits, plus $12,000 annual research fund
January Antimicrobial Resistance Cornell Center for Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (CCARRE) Postdoctoral Seed Grant Program Program Information

Ithaca: Craig Altier

WCM: Kyu Rhee

Up to $25,000
Rolling Business development, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship Cornell Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Cornell Innovation Fellows Program Information Camila Fuhr Diel Full-time position for up to 3 years
November Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Genomic Scholars Program Program Information Charlotte Williams $10,000 - $30,000
3x yearly Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Travel Awards Program Information Charlotte Williams $500
March Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Travel Awards Program Information Elena Cestero $1,500
Rolling Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Seed Funding Program Information Elena Cestero $15,000
November Humanities Society for the Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Information Center Email Contact $53,000/year

 

Deadline Subject Area Sponsor Program Link Contact Funding Amount
October Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Sustainable Biodiversity Fund  Program Information Monica Gerber $8,000
Check website Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Sustainable Biodiversity Fund  Program Information Graham Kerslick $4,000
Check website Sustainable Solutions Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Sustainable Biodiversity Fund  Program Information Graham Kerslick $4,000
3x yearly Social Sciences Cornell Center for the Study of Inequality  Seed Grants--Graduated Student Research Program Information    
February Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Research and Career Training Grant Program Information Charlotte Williams  
March Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Genomic Scholars Program  Program Information Charlotte Williams $10,000 - $30,000
November Vertebrate Genomics Cornell Center for Vertebrate Genomics Travel Awards Program Information Charlotte Williams $500
March Technology Ventures Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) Ignite Fellow for New Ventures Program Information   Up to $120,000/year 
March Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Travel Awards Program Information Elena Cestero $1,500
Rolling Stem Cells Cornell University Stem Cell Program Seed Funding Program Information Elena Cestero $15,000
February Languages Einaudi Center for International Studies Rare and Distinctive (RAD) Language Fellowships Program Information   Details on program website
Varies Community Engagement Engaged Cornell Engaged Cornell Grant Opportunities Program Information Center Email Contact See programs for details
February Social Science Roper Center for Public Opinion W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship in Support of Diversity and Inclusion Program Information mfr47@cornell.edu $5,000
February Social Science Roper Center for Public Opinion Mitofsky Graduate Research Fellows Program Information mfr47@cornell.edu GA stipend, tuition and insurance
February Social Science Roper Center for Public Opinion Kohut Research Fellows Program Information  mfr47@cornell.edu $5,000
October Humanities Society for the Humanities Various travel, research, fellowship grants Program Information    
Check website Humanities Society for the Humanities Mellon Graduate Fellowship Program Information Kina Viola $27,500 stipend, tuition and insurance

 

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