Consortium Research Awards

Each year, 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 the spring 2019 to UMN graduate and professional students for work during the Summer 2019 and academic year 2019-20. 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 and 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 5, 2018
Proposals due: February 11, 2019
Awards announced: March 15, 2019
Funds released: July 1, 2019

Examples of successful previous proposals are included via the links below under Previous Awards. 

For Assistance
Email boyle032@umn.edu with specific questions.