Call for Proposals: UMD-TEC Seed Grant Program

Call for Proposals: UMD-TEC Seed Grant Program

The University of Maryland Division of Research is pleased to announce a new funding program to support research collaborations between the University of Maryland (UMD) and the Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC) and are looking forward to receiving applications.  

Research Topics and Funding Levels

The UMD-TEC Seed Grant program intends to help scholars at both institutions to identify complementary research strengths and generate pilot data for proposal submissions that pursue innovative collaborative work. This call will support a maximum of five seed grant awards and invites research proposals in all fields of knowledge. Interdisciplinary projects are encouraged. TEC and UMD (VPR) will each contribute up to $20,000 USD per funded seed grant (total of $40k/project) for a maximum duration of 12 months.

The deadline for applications is October 6, 2017.

Award announcement is expected by November 17, 2017. Money must be used within 12 months of receipt of award. All questions related to this Call for Proposals should be directed to UMD Director of Joint Research Proposals Dr. Beth Brittan-Powell: ebrittan@umd.edu 

Click here to review the full Call for Proposals. 

Learn more about our international research goals.

 

July 18, 2017


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