Seed Funding and Fellowship Opportunities

In the space below, we list both Mason and regional funding opportunities that are open to CAHMP faculty members. While some are long standing annual programs, others are new and one-time programs. Please use the links to explore their most recent updates.

Research  Seed Grants

  • CCI Fellow Program

    This call will fund CCI researchers to lead center-scale proposals. Proposals must involve at least two CCI institutions of higher education (from any Node). A CCI institution of higher education must play a coordination role in the project. The budget associated with CCI institutions in the center-scale proposal must be at least $2 million. Proposals must be in response to a published call or a direct solicitation from a funding agency or company. Due December 2023


Curriculum Development Grants

  • GMU Curriculum Impact Grant – Application Deadline 4/21/23
  • 4-VA Course Redesign Grant – Application Deadline 2/28/23. Typically a research collaboration grant, 4-VA does accept course redesign proposals this year. Also see 4-VA Collaborative Research Grant above.


Innovation-to-commercialization, translational technology Grants


Event Grants

  • ORAU Event Grant – Offered annually on a rolling basis. Only one event grant per institution in one year.


Postdoc and Graduate Student Fellowship