June 30, 2012: End of fiscal year and FY 2012 STEP project period.
July 1, 2012: Beginning of fiscal year and start of FY 2013 STEP project period.
August 1: Deadline for Core Fulbright Scholar applications. The Fulbright Scholar Program offers lecturing and research awards in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit www.cies.org.
August 16, 1:00 - 4:00 pm: New Faculty Orientation with the Graduate School/Office of Research and Projects in the Mississippi Illinois room, Morris University Center. Occurring annually in August, this orientation features topics such as internal and external grants, finding research collaborators, award budgets, and ethical compliance. For more information, contact Teri Gulledge or Patience Graybill.
August 17: NEH Summer Stipend internal competition proposals due to Graduate School for RPAB committee review and selection. SIUE may submit only two nominations to this program. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend supports individuals pursuing advanced research that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities. Successful applicants receive an outright award of $5,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. External deadline for applications is September 27.
August 24, 2012: New Financial Conflict of Interest Policy in Effect
August 24, 1:00 p.m.: STEP Information Session for Faculty, Morris University Center, Hickory-Hackberry Room.
August 28, 11:00 a.m.: STEP Information Session for Faculty, Morris University Center, Hickory-Hackberry Room.
August 30, 1:00 p.m.: Information Sessions: New Regulations for Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosures, Hickory-Hackberry Room, MUC
August 31, 11:00 a.m.: Information Sessions: New Regulations for Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosures, Hickory-Hackberry Room, MUC
September: Internal school/unit deadlines for FY 2013 STEP applications. Check with individual school deans for internal deadlines.
September 10, 11, 12, 13, 14: An Introduction to the New COS Pivot Funding Database, Graduate School Conference Room, Rendleman 2202. For exact times, click here.
September 17, 11:00 a.m.: Meet the Research Centers. Mississippi-Illinois Room, MUC.
September 21, 11:45 a.m.: Researchers' Luncheon. Invitation only. Maple-Dogwood Room, MUC.
October 1: Deadline to submit final reports for previous STEP and New Directions. Note: All previous STEP awardees must have submitted final reports and completed previous grant requirements before they can be eligible for the FY 2013 competition.
October 1: American Philosophical Society Franklin Grants applications due.
October 2: American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship applications due.
October 3, 2:30 p.m.: Preparing NIH Proposals: A Report from NIH Workshops, Graduate School Conference Room, Rendleman 2202
October 5: FY 2013 STEP applications due to Graduate School with signatures from chairs and deans. (See Oct. 1 Deadline note.)
October 10, 3:00 p.m.: Subcontracting workshop, Graduate School Conference Room, Rendleman 2202.
October 15: Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence external deadline.
October 19, 10:00 a.m.: Developing Strong Proposals to Corporate Foundations, Graduate School Conference Room, Rendleman 2202.
October 26: Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award applications due to Graduate School.
November 1: FY2011 STEP final reports officially due in Graduate School. (See note above regarding previous STEP awards and eligibility for future competitions.)
November 2, 3:00 p.m.: Top Ten Things to Do Once Awarded A Grant, Graduate School Conference Room, Rendleman 2202.
December 7, 2012: Distinguished Research Professor Award applications due to the Graduate School.
January 24, 2013: NSF MRI full proposals due to agency. Limited submissions only. Please contact Patience Graybill at firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest in submission of a pre-proposal to the SIUE internal competition.
January 25: Hoppe Research Professor Award applications due to individual school /unit.
February 25: Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award applications due to College of Arts and Sciences. See note below for other school/unit deadline.
March 1: Hoppe Research Professor Award recommendations due to Graduate School from the units.
March 1: Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award applications due to individual school/ unit. *College of Arts and Sciences applications due 2/25.
March 15: Deadline to submit STEP summer salary contracts to the Graduate School.
April 2: Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award nominations due to Graduate School from the units.
Travel to Disseminate Research: Must apply two weeks prior to date of departure. Limited travel support on a matching funds basis for major paper presentation. For further information, please consult Travel Awards.
Page Costs/Reprints: Applications accepted year round to support reprint charges and page costs for publication accepted by a national or international refereed journal in full up to $100 and on a 50/50 matching basis for costs over $100 to a maximum of $200 per request. For further information, please consult Page Costs/Reprints.
Conferences & Workshops: Rolling deadline, reviewed quarterly in February, March, August, and November.
Several external funding agencies limit the number of applications they will accept from one university. The RPAB may be called upon to help select proposals to be forwarded to these limited-submission competitions. Examples of limited programs include the NEH Summer Stipend program and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program.