These awards annually recognize faculty research contributions and provide incentives for continued excellence in research. Each Professorship is awarded for a three-year period and includes a $5,000 annual salary supplement and a $3,000 research grant. Associate and Full Professors who are tenured and who have been on the UF faculty for at least five years are eligible to be nominated by their department chairs. Recipients of the Professorship are selected by their colleges. For more information visit the UF Research Foundation page.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Catalyst Fund 2020
The University of Florida has launched a major initiative to engage intellectual interest in AI with the objective of becoming a national leader in AI research and education. As part of this initiative, the AI research catalyst fund is intended to jump start research and collaboration in AI and promote the use of UF’s new computing infrastructure.
OR-DRDP-ARJ2020: Recruitment, Retention, of Black Faculty
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Identifying and preventing implicit bias among clinical research workforce to address racial disparities in clinical trials in obesity, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart and kidney diseases at University of Florida
College of Vet Med
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Collegiate and National Investigation of Factors Contributing to the Lack of Black Representation at All Levels in Veterinary Medicine
Research, Education and Transformation: Furthering Investigation of the University of Florida and its Legacies to Indigenous Removal and Slavery
OR-DRDP-ARJ2020: Black Students Sharing Stories for an Equitable UF
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Cultivating equity in STEM classrooms at UF: A multidisciplinary collaboration to create a training course in inclusive, antiracist teaching practices for Learning Assistants (LAs) in STEM courses
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Engineering while Black: Exploring the Experiences of Black
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020 Amplifying Voices of Black Biomedical Professionals: UF Listens to Stories of Struggle and Thriving
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Building Faculty Capacity to Develop Curriculum on Racial Justice Related to the Black Experience: A Mixed-Methods Study
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: “We Are UF Too: Exploring The Experiences of Black Graduate Students”
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Theatre as Healing and Reconciliation
OR-DRDP-ARJ2020: Centralizing Black Students’ Voices During UF’s Crisis Response to COVID-19 and the BLM Movement
OR-DRPD-ARJ2020: Keys to success in the Health Sciences, an interdisciplinary black student cohort program across the UF Health Science Center
Research Opportunity Seed Fund
Annual seed grant program that targets interdisciplinary, faculty-initiated research initiatives with potential for extramural support
Supports new projects and/or new collaborative partnerships
The UF Internal Funding Opportunities document includes a variety of internal funding support programs, sponsored by individual units at UF. These programs are coordinated by the units, who oversee the selection and award process. Please contact the units directly with any specific questions related to these programs.
Highest priority will be given to doctoral level students and students in other terminal degree programs who are invited to give major talks, are in their final year of their programs and are presenting work at a national meeting, or have a unique research or collaborative opportunity at an off-site location. These one-time awards are limited to $400 per trip and require a dollar for dollar match from the college and/or department. Review the Graduate Student Request for Travel Funds to access the guidelines and forms. Requests should be submitted a minimum of one month in advance of the desired travel date.
Graduate Student Council Travel Grants
Graduate Student Council Travel Grants are reimbursement-based grants may be used to cover travel-related expenses for presenting research or participating in professional development at a professional conference. Reimbursement may cover conference registration, transportation, and lodging, but not food, entertainment, or purchases made on department Pcards. Grants are provided to half-fund travel, so your expenses must be twice as much as the amount requested. The maximum grant is $350. For more information, including departmental eligibility, please visit the Graduate Student Council website.
The prestigious Grinter Fellowships that honor Dr. Linton E. Grinter—long-time dean of the UF Graduate School and champion of quality graduate programs, faculty and students—are used by UF colleges to recruit the highest quality graduate students to the University of Florida. UF Research provides funding annually for Grinter Fellows in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Health Science Center colleges and the Colleges of Architecture, Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Health and Human Performance, and Journalism and Communications. For more information, please contact the Graduate School.