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Assigned Research Time FY 2014

This competition is closed for FY14. Please watch out for the FY15 dates. 

FY2014 ART Awardees


04/12/13: Five ART Awardees Announced

12/14/12: Recent updates have been made regarding applicant eligibility. Applicants are encouraged to make note of these changes and download the most up-to-date guidelines from the Downloads section of this website.

12/11/12: Recent updates have been made regarding the application process and the review process. Applicants are encouraged to make note of these changes and download the most up-to-date guidelines from the Downloads section of this website.


January 18, 2013: Departments submit on behalf of applicants to the School/College Dean*
Applicants submit an electronic copy of Pages 1-2 of the cover form to pgraybi@siue.edu
February 1, 2013: School/College submits rated proposals to the Graduate School

*Department Chairs must provide an evaluation of the application. Therefore, applicants should coordinate with Chairs about departmental deadlines.


The Graduate School will award up to two units of assigned time for research. One unit equals one course or one 50% time graduate assistant. Applicants may request any combination of the two types of units with a maximum of two units. Requests for assigned time can be made for Fall 2013 and/or Spring 2014 semesters.

Project Period

Start of Fall Semester 2013 - End of Spring Semester 2014


This program is limited to tenured and tenure-track faculty. The terminal degree must be obtained prior to submittal. Signatures by the Department Chair and School/College Dean certify applicant eligibility.

Application Procedures

All applications must include the following:

1. Assigned Research Time Cover Form, including signatures and ratings of chairs and deans.

The budget should contain an accurate estimate for either the cost of call staff in the department or for the 50% G.A. Requests for funding beyond the awarded dollar amount will not be granted.

  1. A PDF copy of Pages 1-2 of the cover form should be submitted to Patience Graybill Condellone at pgraybi@siue.edu on January 18 th. This will aid the Graduate School in recruiting appropriate reviewers and help expedite the review process.

2. Five-Page Proposal Narrative

Describe the background and significance of the project, the goals and specific objectives of the project undertaken during the requested research time, the procedures and methods to be used, and the anticipated outcomes. Narrative must be double-spaced with 1" margins and use either Times New Roman 12 pt. or Arial 10 or higher font.

References are NOT included in the 5-page narrative limit.

3. Timetable

Include a one-page timetable for the project, from the desired beginning date to the anticipated date of completion. (Timetable does not count toward Narrative page limit.)

4. C.V. (max 2 pages) or a COS Pivot Expertise Profile (no page limit)

Applicants may submit either a curriculum vitae (max 2 pages) or a COS Pivot Profile. If submitting a C.V., applicants are advised to tailor the document to include publications, activities, and projects most relevant to the proposed research. If using a Profile, ensure that it is up-to-date. If you need assistance completing or updating your Profile, contact Patience Graybill Condellone.

All proposals must be submitted by the Departments to the College or School Dean by 4:30 PM on Friday, January 18, 2013. NOTE: Internal Coordination is required by the Departments to determine when applicants should submit to the Department Chairs for evaluation before submission to the Deans. The proposals and Deans' evaluations must be received in the Graduate School by 4:30 PM on Friday, February 1, 2013.

Review Process

Proposals will be reviewed by the Graduate School Research and Development Committee and ad hoc subpanels of faculty peers within the four broad disciplinary areas of Arts & Humanities; Science & Engineering; Biomedical; and Social Science/Business/Education.

Review Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated according to the following review criteria:

  • Intellectual merit of the proposed activity
  • Feasibility of the proposed scope of work and research plan
  • Appropriateness of the budget
  • Alignment with the University's strategic goals

Terms and Conditions



Assigned Research Time Cover Form
FY2014 Assigned Time Guidelines

Program Contacts

Patience Graybill Condellone
Internal Grants Coordinator
The Graduate School/Office of Research and Projects
phone: 618.650.5618

Susan Morgan
Acting Associate Dean for Research
The Graduate School/Office of Research and Projects

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