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CFAES Research & Graduate Education Internal Grants Program

Internal Grants Faculty Program 

The CFAES Office for Research & Graduate Education is pleased to announce the FY 2023 R&GE Internal Grants Program (IGP) Request for Proposals. Please share the RFP with the faculty members in your department.

The CFAES Internal Grants Program (IGP) is a unique funding opportunity for CFAES researchers and is designed to accomplish the following objectives: 

  • Increase the competitiveness of researchers in extramural grant programs. 

  • Enhance and encourage creative and innovative research needed to prepare competitive extramural proposals. 

  • Encourage the development of intellectual property. 

  • Promote the creation of faculty teams to develop competitive extramural grant applications by addressing immediate needs. 

View RFP Competition Categories Submit an Application


Faculty RFP Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about the IGP? These sessions will introduce you to the different competitions, eligibility requirements, submission portal, and application and review processes. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Tuesday, September 20 from 1:00-2:00 PM – Register
Wednesday, September 21 from 9:00-10:00 AM – Register
Thursday, September 22 from 10:00-11:00 AM – Register


Internal Grants Graduate Program

The CFAES Internal Grants Program (IGP) Graduate Competition is a unique funding opportunity for CFAES graduate students and is designed to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Provide graduate students with an opportunity to gain experience with research methods in food, agriculture, environmental sciences, human ecology and related social sciences.
  • Introduce graduate students to the grant-writing and peer-review processes.
  • Stimulate faculty-graduate student collaborations and mentoring of graduate students by CFAES faculty.

View RFP Application Template Submit an Application


Internal Grants Undergraduate Program

The CFAES Internal Grants Program (IGP) Undergraduate Competition is a unique funding opportunity for CFAES undergraduate students and is designed to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to gain experience with research methods in food, agriculture, environmental sciences, human ecology and related social sciences.
  • Stimulate faculty-undergraduate student collaborations and mentoring of students by CFAES faculty.
  • Help identify students who have the potential for graduate school and research careers.

View RFP Application Template Submit an Application


Student RFP Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about the Student IGP? These sessions will introduce you to the different student programs, eligibility requirements, submission portal, and application and review processes. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Tuesday, November 15 from 10:30-11:30 AM – Register Now 
Wednesday, November 16 from 9:00-10:00 AM – Register Now
Thursday, November 17 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM – Register Now 


IGP Reporting

To submit your annual, interim or final report, please select the button below. 

Submit Report

The fiscal year 2022 IGP Final Report is now available. This report includes information about submissions, number of projects funded, and a complete listing of all funded projects. 

View FY22 Report