Comparison of FSU Internal Grant Programs

Please check individual program websites for most current information

Program Approx. yearly budget * Project limits Budget areas supported Open to non-tenure track faculty?

Approximate application deadline

(check specific program pages)

Student Research


Supplies/ Equipment Travel expenses Faculty stipend/ reassigned time
Student Research Fellowship (SRF)


for 2014

$6000 per project with defined areas

Yes Yes Yes Yes - faculty stipend Yes March - Friday before Spring break

Faculty Research Grant

up to $70,000 $7500 Yes Yes Yes ** No

January and October 

Diversity Mini-Grant for Faculty/Staff

$40,000 $500-$5,000 Yes Yes Yes No Yes

Two deadlines in Fall and Spring.

Sept./Nov. and Feb./Apr.

Diversity Mini-Grant for Students

$20,000 $100-$2,000 Yes Yes Yes No not applicable Rolling - no deadlines

Foundation Exceptional Merit Grants

up to 
Yes Yes Yes ** Yes Yes February
Focus on Student Success Grant $35,000 -- Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Rolling, September - April
Professional Development Grant  $30,000    Yes Yes Yes No No November / March/ September
Timme Travel Grant  $70,000 $700-$850 No No Yes No Yes February / October

* Annual or project budget targets may be expanded to fund projects of substantial merit on a case-by-case basis.

** Generally not permitted, but exceptions have been granted on a case-by-case basis