Internal Grant Program

microscope and computer with gloved hand

Sam Houston State University's Internal Grant Program is designed to support SHSU faculty members and researchers in turning unique concepts into innovative research projects, and to assist them in obtaining additional external funding for their professional development and research. Since 2009, over 160 members of the SHSU community have altogether earned hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant awards from this valuable funding resource.

The Internal Grant Program consists of two components: the Faculty Research Grant (FRG) and the Enhancement Research Grant (ERG). As the Internal Grant Program emphasizes the value of the proposed research rather than past productivity, new tenure-track faculty are especially encouraged to apply. Learn what you need to do to get started on your grant application today.

Faculty Research Grant

Summer 2017 (June 1 - August 31, 2017)

Awards of up to $5,000

Application Deadline: October 10, 2016

Enhancement Research Grant

12 months (June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018)

Awards of up to $15,000

Application Deadline: October 3, 2016