Do you need research help from one or more Graduate Research Assistants (or undergrads) for early summer (May/June)? This is an opportunity to apply for funds up to $2200 for a GRA working at 19 hours/week for a month.  Funds may be modified or pro-rated if you want to hire an undergraduate, or employ a GRA for fewer hours.    

Eligible:  TT Faculty and other Principal Investigators


Please submit a 1-2 page document (Word or pdf) with the following information:

  1. PI Name. Co-PIs on the project.
  2. Project Title.
  3. Name of student you would employ.
  4. Confirmation the student would be available to serve in this capacity should your application be selected.
  5. Description of tasks the GRA would complete during FY24, working up to 19 hours per week for a month (not to exceed 2 paragraphs).
  6. Amount and explanation for why the funds are needed and not redundant with funds you may already have.
  7. Description of scholarly outcome/objective that the GRA tasks would support (not to exceed 2 paragraphs).

Application information & Award conditions:

  • Deadline: Rolling until funds expended
  • Please submit your application to: Elizabeth Bird, [email protected].
  • The Office of Scholarship Development and Academic Impact and EHHD Leadership Team will serve as the review committee for evaluating and prioritizing applications.
  • The deadline for expending funds will be 6/30/24.  

Criteria for evaluation: 

Justification for the importance of the GRA’s assistance to achieve your and their scholarly productivity or other outcomes (100%)