Applications are now being accepted for the University Research Council (URC) Grants Program. The URC is committed to a broad and inclusive definition of research, including both pure and applied research as well as scholarly creative endeavors. Grant requests may be made up to $5000. 

Complete proposals must be submitted online no later than 12 p.m. on October 17, 2017. Guidelines and eligibility information are embedded in the online application.

For questions about the URC Grants application process, contact

The Office of Research consists of Grants Resources & Services, Sponsored Programs, Research Consultation, and Research Protections. We provide support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff, and students. The Office of Research also collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.

Office of Research Blog

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:09pm
The September 2017 issues of Deadlines and Research Development & Grantwriting...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:35am
Appalachian State University libraries or partnerships with libraries are invited to apply for...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:43pm
Appalachian State University is an associate member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU...
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Feature Stories

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 12:25pm
In Fall 2015, Dr. Hessam Ghamari, Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Design received a University Research Council (URC) grant. The URC grant program is an internal grant program supported by the University Research Council here at Appalachian which is designed to support a wide range...
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 12:26pm
   Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, the professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for International Programs at Appalachian State University received a grant that enables Appalachian’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students and faculty members to conduct summer research at the...


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