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Irina Khusid, Chair of FDR Committee:
(570) 422-3092,

Office of Sponsored Projects and Research:
Christina McDonald, Manager
(570) 422-7954,

Mini-Grants may be used to fund a variety of smaller research projects or scholarly growth activities. These may included but are not limited to:

  • Attending a workshop to enhance a skill or to get experience in a new area that has future research potential
  • Purchasing small equipment, specialized software, or laboratory supplies to complete a research project
  • Travel expressly to pursue a research agenda, but NOT for presenting a paper at a peer-reviewed conference or for the completion of degree requirements
  • Hiring services of an outside agent or agency to carry out work not possible at ESU
  • Defraying publication costs.

Deadlines and Limitations:

  • The Spring deadline for submission of mini grant applications was March 3, 2014.
  • The FDR Committee has set the funding limit to $1,000 for the 2013-2014 Academic Year.