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Grant proposals needed for research competition

(Sept. 21, 2005)--The UTSA Office of Research Development is seeking grant proposals from UTSA for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2006 Advanced Research Program competition.

Approximately $8.3 million is available for Advanced Research Program awards. The number of proposals accepted per institution is limited to 12 single proposals and two consortium proposals. Proposals must be submitted on the ARP limited submissions form. Download the ARP form.

To provide funding for more projects, the maximum award amount for each grant is $100,000 for the two-year period. Each grantee may participate in only one proposal submitted to the Coordinating Board. To provide as much funding as possible for student education and training, faculty salaries have been eliminated from the program. Faculty domestic travel and conference registration fees are allowed.

To address statewide research goals, reviewers are most interested in proposals linked to the state's six targeted cluster areas:

  • Advanced technologies and manufacturing
  • Aerospace and defense
  • Biotechnology and life sciences
  • Information technology and computer technology
  • Energy
  • Petroleum Refining and chemical products

UTSA ARP limited submission forms are due Nov. 1, 2005, to the UTSA Office of Research Development. For more information, contact Noe Saldana at (210) 458-4340.

Download detailed information on program guidelines.

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