Grants

Idea Lab Mini Grants Call for Proposals
Deadline: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Idea Lab is a UGA student organization committed to providing an open, interdisciplinary platform for engagement in arts. UGA students from all disciplines are invited to apply for funding up to $500 to support new creative and collaborative projects. Special consideration will be given to projects with themes about, by, or for marginalized populations.

Grant proposals should be sent via email to:
ice@ideasforcreativeexploration.com

Please include the following information:

– Title and brief description of proposed project (500 word maximum)
– List of project participants (include title or majors and role in project)
– Name of lead applicant (include major and year of study)
– Project outcomes
– Itemized budget

Selection Criteria:

– Creative merit
– Extent of collaborative and interdisciplinary activity
– Feasibility

Lead applicant must be UGA student. Collaborative teams may include students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Deadline for grant proposals is Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5 PM.

The Idea Lab Mini Grant Program is supported by Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE), an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at UGA. ICE is supported in part by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School.

Campus Sustainability Grant
Pre-proposal deadline (optional): October 13, 2017
Final proposal deadline: November 13, 2017

sustainability.uga.edu/get-involved/students/sustainability_grants/

ICE and the Office of Sustainability invite you to apply for a 2017-2018 UGA Campus Sustainability Grant. Special consideration will be given to projects incorporating sustainability + arts.

Drawn from the Student Green Fee, grants up to $5,000 are available to current UGA students who wish to initiate projects to advance sustainability through education, research, service, and campus operations. Successful projects will address priorities outlined in UGA’s 2020 Strategic Plan to actively conserve resources, educate the campus community, influence positive action for people and the environment, and provide useful research data to inform future campus sustainability efforts. Interdisciplinary projects designed to inspire, beautify and uplift – as well as to inform and conserve – are encouraged. Special consideration will be given to projects incorporating sustainability + arts. Grants are awarded based on merit, positive impact, implementation feasibility, and available funding.

The Office of Sustainability coordinates, communicates, and advances sustainability initiatives at UGA in the areas of teaching, research, service and outreach, student engagement, and campus operations. For more information visit sustainability.uga.edu.

ICE Project Grants
Invitation for Letter of Inquiry

(no deadline)

Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) is an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at the University of Georgia. ICE invites Letters of Inquiry from UGA faculty and students for innovative and collaborative projects. Selected inquiries will be invited to submit a full proposal and then be considered for an ICE Project Grant.

Projects should be consistent with the ICE mission:

ICE is a catalyst for innovative, interdisciplinary creative projects, advanced research and critical discourse in the arts, and for creative applications of technologies, concepts, and practices found across disciplines. It is a collaborative network of faculty, students, and community members from all disciplines of the visual and performing arts in addition to other disciplines in the humanities and sciences. ICE enables all stages of creative activity, from concept and team formation through production, documentation, and dissemination of research.

Letter of Inquiry should be no more 500 words and sent via email to:
ice@ideasforcreativeexploration.com

Please include the following information:

– Title and brief description of proposed project.

– List of proposed participants (include titles and affiliations).

–┬áImpact of project and potential for future development.

ICE Project Selection Criteria:

– Intellectual and artistic merit

– Degree of innovation

– Extent of collaborative and interdisciplinary activity

– Feasibility under sponsorship of ICE

– Potential for future funding and development

CURO Research Assistantships
Deadline for Spring: November 1

curo.uga.edu/

The CURO Research Assistantship (CRA) supports experiential learning opportunities that only a major research university can provide. As part of an initiative to enhance the UGA learning environment, the CURO Research Assistantship Program provides 500 stipends of $1,000 each to outstanding undergraduate students across campus to actively participate in faculty-mentored research.

Assistantships are one-semester awards for either Fall, Spring, or Summer. Assistantship students are encouraged to register for academic credit regardless of major, GPA, or Honors status. All Assistantship recipients are required to present their research at the spring CURO Symposium. If beneficial for their programs of study, students may conduct research with faculty members outside their department, college or school.