UB, SUNY, NYS and Other Funding

College of Arts and Sciences Research Funding Opportunities

Whenever possible, the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to support faculty scholarship and creative activity. Some awards may change annually contingent on the availability of funds.

Conference Travel Funds for Faculty

In recognition of the importance that public dissemination of the results of CAS faculty’s scholarly activity plays fostering faculty recognition and creating new ideas, the College of Arts and Sciences supports annual participation of faculty in one scholarly/professional meeting or event of similar importance where the faculty member is personally presenting their research, scholarly, or creative activity.

The Julian Park Publication Fund

The Julian Park Publication Fund is intended to defray costs directly connected with one work already accepted by an editor or publisher. Applications are invited from junior faculty holding (or soon to hold) tenure-track positions who have no other source of publication support from the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Seed Projects in Arts and Sciences Research and Creative Activities (SPARC)

The SPARC (Seed Projects in Arts and Sciences Research and Creative Activities) program in the College of Arts and Sciences was created to stimulate innovative work that leads to significant outcomes in research, scholarship and creative practice.

Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowships

The Humanities Institute offers fellowships for University at Buffalo tenured and tenure-track faculty engaged in humanistic research. The Humanities Institute defines the humanities broadly, accepting proposals from a wide range of disciplines.

OVPRED/Humanities Institute Research Funding in the Arts and Humanities

UB’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) in conjunction with the Humanities Institute offers research funds under a two-year term.

Sponsored Project Services

Whether the investigations are global in nature or targeted locally, Sponsored Project Services is dedicated to launching and supporting faculty research endeavors. Search for grants, learn how to prepare and submit your grant proposals, policies, procedures and more.

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development Funding Opportunities