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Nine faculty receive 2020 Research Scholar and Discovery grants

Jun. 29, 2020—Research Scholar Grants are one of Vanderbilt’s primary investments to advance faculty research, scholarship and creative expression, while Discovery Grants support new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship that possess high potential for future external support.

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Deadline to submit Discovery Grant proposals is Feb. 10

Feb. 5, 2020—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants, which are open to all full-time VU-employed (provost-reporting) faculty. The application deadline is Monday, Feb. 10.

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Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals

Dec. 9, 2019—Faculty applications are now being accepted by the Office of the Provost for the next round of Discovery and Research Scholar grants.

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Five engineering faculty awarded Discovery Grants

Jun. 29, 2019—Five proposals from School of Engineering faculty have been selected by the Office of the Provost for 2019 Discovery Grants, which advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in the university’s core disciplines. “Discovery Grants serve as a key internal funding vehicle for fostering research that has the potential to improve lives and address society’s complex problems—a vital part...

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11 faculty proposals awarded 2019 Discovery Grants

Jun. 28, 2019—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty projects have been awarded 2019 Discovery Grants to advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in core disciplines.

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Faculty invited to submit Discovery, Research Scholar Grant proposals

Dec. 3, 2018—Proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants are due Monday, Jan. 28, while the deadline to apply for Research Scholar Grants is Monday, Feb. 4.

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14 faculty proposals garner funding through Discovery Grants

Jun. 13, 2018—The provost's office has awarded 14 faculty proposals have been with Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s main investments promote discovery and raise the university's scholarly profile.

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Faculty encouraged to submit Discovery and Research Scholar grant proposals

Dec. 4, 2017—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.

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13 faculty proposals earn Discovery Grants

Jun. 21, 2017—Thirteen faculty proposals have earned Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s primary means of investing in advancing discovery in its core disciplines and strengthening the university's scholarly profile.

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VU BreakThru blog highlights faculty accomplishments, showcases possibilities of internal funding programs

Feb. 9, 2017—A new blog site provides Vanderbilt faculty involved with the university’s internal funding programs—Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs), University Courses, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—a platform from which they can communicate some of the most relevant aspects of their projects.

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Proposal deadlines are fast approaching for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants

Jan. 6, 2017—Proposal deadlines for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants are coming up, with Discovery Grant proposals due Jan. 30 and Research Scholar Grant proposals due Feb. 6.

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University Courses proposals due Dec. 12; Application windows open for Discovery and Research Scholar Grants Dec. 19

Dec. 5, 2016—The deadline for University Courses proposals is Monday, Dec. 12. The Office of the Provost is also issuing a call for proposals for the Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants programs.

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