UW System Grants
Growth Agenda for Wisconsin
The University of Wisconsin System seeks proposals for projects that advance one or more of the three Strategic Goals of the Growth Agenda and model Inclusive Excellence. Funding will be used to support two broad categories of initiatives: Institutional Change Grants and Conference and Professional Development Grants. Pre-proposals are due 6 December 2013; full proposals are due 31 January 2014.
Applied Research and Prototype Development
The Applied Research [AR], Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement [AR-WiTAG], and Prototype Development Fund Grant Programs support projects that promote technology transfer and economic development throughout Wisconsin. Pre-proposals are due 11 December 2013; full proposals are due 4 February 2014. Prototype Development proposals may be submitted anytime.
The University of Wisconsin System and State of Wisconsin seeks proposals for research and monitoring projects associated with groundwater, pesticides, and/or on-site wastewater treatment systems. Proposals are due 14 November 2013.
Incentive Grant Program
The UW System is soliciting proposals to support projects focused on economic development, the development of a skilled workforce, and improve the affordability of postsecondary education. Proposals are due by 12 pm on 14 October 2013.
OPID Conference Development
The University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional and Instructional Development [OPID] seeks proposals to support programs that promote cooperation and exchange among System faculty and are focused on the enhancement of undergraduate teaching and learning. Programs are typically workshops, presentations, or mini-conferences on teaching-related subjects.
Reassignment Time Grant
The University of Wisconsin System and WiSys Technology Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, offer limited funds to support faculty/staff reassigned time to write extramural grant applications of $50,000 or more. The maximum award is $3,500 for stipend or replacement costs. Proposals may be submitted anytime.
Sea Grant Program
The University of Wisconsin seeks proposals for the Sea Grant College Program, which supports projects to develop environmentally and economically sustainable ocean, coastal, or Great Lakes aquaculture. Pre-proposals are required and are due 7 December 2012. Full proposals are due 10 April 2013.
Solid Waste Research
Proposals are sought for research into alternative methods of solid waste disposal, including the reduction of the amount of solid waste generated, the reuse and recycling of materials, composting, source separation, and the disposal of household hazardous waste. Proposals are due 12 February 2013.
Student Solid Waste Research
The University of Wisconsin System seeks proposals for research that has the potential of improving or expanding projects related to solid waste issues in Wisconsin including the reuse and recycling of materials; composting; source separation; and household hazardous waste disposal. Proposals are due 8 May 2013.
The Wisconsin Improving Teacher Quality Program (WITQ) seeks proposals aimed at increasing student achievement in the English language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, social studies, art and design, dance, music, and theatre, by improving the teaching and principal quality at the K-12 level in Wisconsin's public and private schools. Pre-proposals are due 26 September 2013; full proposals are due 3 October 2013.
See the UW System Program Page for the contacts for each individual grant opportunity. Denise Ehlen, Director can also answer general questions and connect you with the appropriate case manager.
Denise Ehlen, Director
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790.
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