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Comparison of FSU Internal Grant Programs

Please refer to individual program websites for most current information

Program Approx. yearly budget* Project Limits Hire Student Research Assistants Supplies / Equipment Travel Expenses Faculty Stipend / Reassigned Time Open to non-tenure track faculty? Approximate application deadline
Faculty Research Grant up to $70,000 $5,000 Yes Yes Yes ** Yes April 5
Focus on Student Success Grant $35,000 -- Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

April / September

Foundation Exceptional Merit Grants Varies up to $7,500 Yes Yes  ** Yes Yes February
Innovation Accelerator Grants


up to $5,000 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (including staff) Nov. 30
Professional Development Grant  $30,000  Varies Yes Yes Yes No No November / March / September
Summer Student Fellows Program


$5,000  Yes ($4,500 for student wages) Yes Yes Varies (paid by College) Yes March (Typically the Friday before Spring break)
Timme Travel Grant $70,000 $700-$850 No No Yes No  Yes February / October
Bulldog Student Travel Award $6,000 $1,500 No No Yes N/A N/A Rolling

* Annual or project budget targets may be expanded to fund projects of substantial merit on a case-by-case basis.

** Generally not permitted, but exceptions have been granted on a case-by-case basis