Collaborative Research Award for IU Faculty

IAS Collaborative Awards for IU Faculty

IAS Collaborative Research Awards for IU Faculty are monies to enable faculty to prepare publications, performances, exhibits, and grant proposals that draw upon the expertise of a group of faculty, be they colleagues at IU or at other institutions; to enable faculty to gain new knowledge or skill for future publications, performances, exhibits, and grant proposals by visiting one or more scholars' at those scholars' institutions or by hosting said scholars at IUB.* 

The maximum amount of the award is $10,000 for an award period of two years. IU Faculty at all ranks may apply. 

The deadline for 2021 Collaborative Research Award Applications is March 1st, 2021. 

*Travel cannot currently be supported by IAS Research Awards because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Application Information

This award is for faculty at all ranks at Indiana University Bloomington who wish to apply for a collaborative research award through the IAS. Collaborative research awards are monies to enable faculty to prepare publications, performances, exhibits, and grant proposals that draw upon the expertise of a group of faculty, be they colleagues at IU or at other institutions; or, to enable faculty to gain new knowledge or skill for future publications, performances, exhibits, and grant proposals by visiting one or more scholars' at those scholars' institutions or by hosting said scholars at IUB.

In addition to this application form, you will need to upload a single PDF document which should include the following elements, written for a non-specialist audience:
1) A project abstract of no more than 300 words;
2) A 2-page project summary, which includes:
-a general timeline of the project's goals;
-a proposed outcomes for the project;
-a description of the proposed work;
-a description of the role of each collaborator;
-and, a summary of the project's capacity to further research and career goals.
3) A current CV of no more than 6 pages;
4) A proposed budget, including justification and explanation of expenses;
5) Letters of Intent to collaborate and abbreviated CVs from each collaborator mentioned in your application. Letters should be on (electronic) letterhead and include a signature. It is preferable to include collaborator letters and CVs with the applicant's files.The letter from each collaborator should address:
-the potential impact of the project on the relevant discipline or disciplines;
-an evaluation of the applicant's proposed outcomes;
-and a description of the collaborator's role in the project.

Applications for residential fellowships and for research awards are evaluated on the clarity and compelling nature of the research project, its capacity to further research and career goals, and its importance to the field/s to which it contributes. Applications for research awards are also judged on the basis of the reasonable nature of the budgeted items and research timeline, if appropriate.

Questions can be directed to ias@iu.edu 

 Link to Collaborative Award Application

 

IAS Award Reports

IAS awardees are required to update us about their projects--we are particularly interested in learning of and celebrating your successes. Keep us updated! 

IAS Award Outcome Report

  • Extension Request: At the end of your 2 year award period, any remaining funds will be sweptback to the IAS. If you have substantive reasons for extending your award period, you may request an extension from IAS. You will need to provide a new timeline and budget for the extension period in order for your extension request to be considered.