IIT Research | Funding Opportunities

By: Illinois Institute Of Technology  06-Dec-2011

Educational and Research Initiative Fund (ERIF)

2012 DEADLINE: Monday, November 21, 2011
The objective of the ERIF program is to provide seed funding to initiate innovative multi-investigator, multidisciplinary research and education programs that will use the results obtained during the project period for developing proposals seeking external funding.  Proposals on new research and education concepts that are multidisciplinary in scope are solicited.

2011 ERIF Grant Recipients:

  • Nancy Karuri (ChBE) & Nick Menhart (BCPS)
  • Mehdi Modares (CAEE) & Erdal Oruklu (ECE)

Starr Research Fellowship and the Fieldhouse Research Fellowship


2012 DEADLINE: Monday, November 21, 2011
Merit based research scholarships made possible through a generous donation from the Starr Foundation and IIT's capital campaign match to honor Mr. Irv Fieldhouse.

2010 Recipients:

  • Starr Fellowship: Bo Hu (BCPS)
  • Fieldhouse Fellowship: Gina Martinez (ECE)

IIT Research Scholarship Program


DEADLINE: TBD

A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available to students who are starting their Ph.D. programs at IIT in the Fall 2012 semester. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.Students may not apply for this scholarship directly, They must be nominated by a tenured or tenure track IIT Faculty member in one of the following departments: AM, BCPS, BME, CAEE, CHBE, CS, ECE, or MMAE.

2011 - 2012 Research Scholarships Recipients:

  • Ashley Clayson (HUM)
  • Anton Jeff (BCPS - Physics)
  • Elise Thrasher (CS)

WISER Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grants


DEADLINE: November 30, 2011

The objective of the WISER Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grants (ISFG) program is to provide seed funding to initiate innovative programs that will use the results obtained during the project period to develop major proposals seeking external funding in areas of national interest related to energy and sustainability. Proposals based on new and innovative multidisciplinary research concepts that are expected to be promising in attracting major external funding in the area of energy and sustainability are solicited.

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