William & Mary

Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research

Summary

This grant is subject to an internal competition. The due date for pre-applications is January 3, 2018 by 4:00 pm to wosp@wm.edu .

Full Description

Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research-Expanding Computational and Quantitative  Research in Virginia.

The Jeffress Trust Program provides $100,000 awards as seed funding to support one-year pilot studies that encourage the development of innovative interdisciplinary strategies that integrate computational and quantitative scientific strategies across a broad range of scientific disciplines. Up to five applications will be accepted from each nonprofit academic or research institution in Virginia, nominated through their own internal selection process.

The W&M due date for pre-applications is January 3, 2018 by 4:00 pm. to wosp@wm.edu

The W&M preapplication should consist of the following component(s):

The internal application should include the research proposal and address the Research Project Criteria.  Also, a proportion of the award must be dedicated to funding undergraduate research support. Note: Justified graduate student support may be considered on a case by case basis.

Funding Period:

June 30, 2018- June 29, 2019


Applicants must:
  • Work as a full-time faculty member at a non-profit academic or research institution in Virginia
  • Have completed no more than seven years since their first faculty appointment as of June 30, 2018
  • Propose a project in an eligible research area, including astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, material science, mathematics and physics

Guidelines, FAQ's, Application Materials may be found on the Jeffress website.