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 wages Supplies or Equipment Travel expenses Faculty stipend or reassigned time
Faculty Research Fellowship (FRF)


$44,000 for 2013

0.25 FTE of Reallocated time, Spring and Fall No No No Yes No


Student Research Fellowship (SRF)


for 2013

$6000 per project with defined areas

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes March - Friday before Spring break

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
Faculty Research Grant $up to 70,000 $7500 Yes Yes Yes ** No January and October 
Foundation Exceptional Merit Grants -- up to $7,500 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


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