URC Grants

About University Research Council (URC) Grants

Each year, a portion of the facilities & administrative (F&A) or indirect funds generated by external grants and contracts are used to support faculty research activities with grant awards of up to $5,000. The University Research Council reviews proposals and makes funding recommendations to the Chief Research Officer.

Information for applicants

  • Application  (ASU login required)
  • Guidelines and eligibility information are embedded in the application.
  • PDF copy of application [for planning & preparation purposes only]
  • Deadlines:
    For fall review - Noon, October 17, 2017, and third Tuesday in October annually thereafter.
    For spring review - Noon, March 7, 2017, and first Tuesday in March annually thereafter.
  • Frequently-asked questions
  • Contact: grs@appstate.edu


Information for recipients

Tools How To Additional Resources About

Funding Alerts
Internal Grants
Sponsor E-Submission Systems
F&A Policy
Data Security 
Faculty Editors & Co-Editors of Journals 

*NSF - effective 4/24/17 Collaborators Spreadsheet use required. 

More information here.

Fringe, Travel and F&A Rates
Limited Submissions
Material Transfer Agreements
No Cost Extensions
Institutional Data for Grant Forms

University Research Council
Office of Student Research
Research at Appalachian
NIH Guide
ASU Policy Manual
ASU Financial Reports
A-133 Audit

Office of Research
Grants Resources & Services
Sponsored Programs
Research Protections
Special Funds Accounting
Departmental Assignments


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