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ANNOUNCEMENT - Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Programs

Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2018 Funding Cycle

The CUSE Grant Program focuses on enhancing the reputation of Syracuse University and leveraging extramural funding and prestigious awards.  The program is composed of four types of grants: 1) Seed Grant: The funding levels of seed grants are capped at $5,000 per Seed Grant for a period of up to two years. Applications can be individuals or teams. 2) Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant: The funding levels of Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant are capped at $30,000 per grant for a period of up to two years. Applications can be individuals (innovative) or teams (interdisciplinary research). If individuals are applying under this category, applicant must demonstrate the competitiveness of the PI, her/his past success in extramural grants, and the potential for continued success without the need of collaboration. 3) Good to Great Grant: The funding levels of Good to Great grant are capped at $30,000 per grant for a period of up to two years. The applications can be individual or teams. 4) Interdisciplinary Seminar Grant: The funding levels of the Interdisciplinary seminar grant are capped at $10,000 per grant. The applications can be individuals or teams. This grant is designed to cover the costs of the seminar itself such as refreshments cost of space, and the invited speakers, but not for any research activities of the PI or co-investigators. Cost for departmental seminars are ineligible for this program. 

Application deadline: Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM January 31, 2018.  Proposals should be submitted in one single pdf file electronically to Stuart Taub at ospoff@syr.edu.  To ensure acknowledgement of timely proposal receipt, please include “CUSE Grant Program” in the subject line of the email.

CUSE Grant Cover Form
CUSE Budget Form
Current and Pending Support Form 

CUSE Grant RFP Document