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Research and Grants



Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR): (
OVPR provides consultation, competitive internal funding programs, and research infra-structure in support of faculty research activities. Also provides regularly updated lists of funding opportunities. Provides $1 million in annual ‘seed’ funding.

Internal IU funds (

IU Research Gateway: (
Comprehensive list of all IU resources in support of scholarly activities, including:

Research Development: (

Grants and Contracts: (

Research Compliance: (

Human Subjects/IRB:  (

Conflict of Interest: (

Human Subjects Certification:
( Subjects/cert_req.html).
note: IU has adopted the use of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), a web-based tutorial and testing site to provide certification in the principles and procedures related to the protection of human subjects. Certification  renewal required every three years.

OVPR Research Infrastructure Centers.

Bloomington Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI):

Consortium for Educational and Social Sciences Research (CESSR):

Important Institutional Information.

ORA Research Ethics, Education and Policy website page on research policies.  From this page you can drill down to specific notices such as F&A rates, fringe benefits, fee remissions, acceptable costs and other budgeting guidelines (

Travel Management Services homepage (
From this page you can drill down to get information on specific policies.  The link for per diem rate policies:( from there click on additional links to get the actual rates for domestic and international per diems.

 IU Research Consulting Services.

Indiana Statistical Consulting Center: (

Indiana University information Technology Services Stat/Math Center.

Indiana University Center for Survey Research (CSR).

Indiana University Sound and Video Analysis and Instruction Laboratory (SAVAIL). (

Links to Public Data Bases.

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
( List of data bases

National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES).

National Opinion Research Center (NORC).

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
( GSS data: (


Guides to Proposal Writing.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Proposals Guide.

National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Links to Major Federal and Private Organizations/Foundations funding Faculty Research Grants and Fellowships.

American Educational Research Association (AERA).(

Association for Institutional Research (AIR). (

National Institutes of Health (

National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

National Science Foundation, Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE). (

Office of Social Science and Behavioral Research (OBSSR).

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJ).

Spencer Foundation.(

W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

William T. Grant Foundation.

Links to Major Federal and Private Organizations/Foundations funding Doctoral Research Grants, Training Grants and Fellowships.

 American Association of University Women American Dissertation Completion Fellowship & Postdoctoral Fellowships. (

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research. (

Boston College African and African Diaspora Studies Program Dissertation Fellowship. (

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships. (

Graduate Women in Science Fellowships—Sigma Delta Epsilon. (

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships. (

Jacob Javits Dissertation Fellowships. (

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships (

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Individual Training Grants (F31 mechanism).

Small Research Grants (RO3 mechanism) (

National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowswhip Program.

SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants.

Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship. (

Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Program. (

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program. (

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Doctoral Research Grant Program.

Woodrow Wilson Higher Education Fellowships.