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Spring 2017 Grant-in-Aid Recipients Announced

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The Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry and Scholarship Program (GIA) provides grants to support scholarly and artistic activities of faculty and their graduate students to foster excellence throughout the University.

This year’s spring competition awarded 53 grants in a range of fields across 16 colleges and 45 departments on the Duluth, Morris and Twin Cities campuses. A total of $1,679,331 was awarded with an average award amount of $31,685.

GIA projects represent the breadth and depth of University research in all disciplines and fields. While any full time tenured or tenure track faculty member can apply, GIA plays an especially important role in providing new assistant professors with seed money for research that will most likely lead to external funding to help jump start their careers.

Grant-in-Aid is one of several internal funding programs administered by the Office of the Vice President for Research. In the past five years, more than $36 million has been awarded through these programs to advance disciplinary and interdisciplinary initiatives and guide research infrastructure planning activities.

Erin Dennis

Erin Dennis

Erin is assistant communications director for the Office of the Vice President for Research and senior editor of Inquiry. 

edennis@umn.edu

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