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Office of the Vice President for Research

Two Office of Research faculty funding programs seek 2015 proposals

The Office of Research is seeking proposals for internal faculty research programs  ASPIRE and RISE. Proposal deadlines are coming up in January and February 2015.


ASPIRE – Advanced Support for Innovative Research Excellence

The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking proposals for ASPIRE, the internal grant program to advance research and scholarly activities for faculty across all of USC’s campuses. ASPIRE I proposals are due on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 and proposals for ASPIRE II and III are due on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Faculty planning to submit ASPIRE proposals are encouraged to attend a question and answer session for the ASPIRE track(s) of interest to them.

All ASPIRE details, including forms, RFPs and dates for question and answer sessions are available here.


RISE – Regional Initiative for Summer Engagement

The Office of the Vice President for Research seeks proposals for RISE, our summer research program for faculty at USC’s senior and regional campuses and extended university. RISE provides funds for summer salary, research supplies, research-related travel and student support through a competitive application process. Proposals for 2015 RISE projects are due Wednesday, January 28

All RISE details, including forms and RFPs are available here.


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