Comparison of FSU Internal Grant Programs

Please check individual program websites for most current information

Program Approx. yearly budget * Project Limits Hire Student Research Assistants Supplies/ Equipment Travel Expenses Faculty Stipend/ Reassigned Time Open to non-tenure track faculty? Approximate application deadline
Student Research Fellowship (SRF)

$60,000

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 
$7,500
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