Consortium Research Awards

The Consortium provides funding for intramural projects related to the societal implications of problems in health, environment, and the life sciences. Grants will be awarded in spring 2018 to UMN graduate and professional students for work during the summer of 2018 and academic year 2018-19. Student organizations may apply for these grants. A total of $35,000 is available with a maximum individual award of $7,000. Awards can include a stipend for research and writing and funds for research supplies, or funding for a program or colloquia.

This year’s Request for Proposals (RFP) is available here. The RFP includes detailed application instructions;the timeline for submission and award is listed below. 
Download and use these forms as part of your application:

Grant Process Timeline

  • RFP announced:        November 6, 2017
  • Proposals due:          February 12, 2018
  • Awards announced:  March 23, 2018
  • Funds released:         July 1, 2018

For Assistance
Email with specific questions.

Examples of successful previous proposals and details of funded projects are included via the links below. All are posted with permission.

Previous Awards