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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 $7,500  Yes  Yes  Yes ** No January and October 
Focus on Student Success Grant $35,000 --  Yes  Yes  Yes Yes Yes


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


up to $10,000  Yes Yes Yes  Yes Yes (including staff) Not currently being accepted
Professional Development Grant  $30,000  Varies  Yes  Yes  Yes No No November / March/ September
Student Research Fellowship (SRF)



$4,500 (includes student stipend)
 Yes  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

* 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