MURPA, URCA proposals are due by Oct. 6

Proposals are due for Multidisciplinary Research Project Awards (MURPA) and University Research/Creative Award (URCA) projects to the Office of Research no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

The MURPA opportunity provides funding of up to $7,500 for faculty projects that involve two or more investigators from different disciplines that focus different perspectives and capabilities on complex problems that intersect established areas of study.

The URCA opportunity provides funding of up to $4,500 for faculty to retool or reestablish productive research/creative projects or as seed money to develop pilot data where external funding is available.

Proposers must work with a grant specialist in the Office of Research prior to submission and all complete applications require an endorsement from the chair and dean. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed or considered. Contact to get started or visit the Office of Research website for additional information.