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Intramural Research Grant Programs

College of Graduate Studies Administered Opportunities

SUNY Upstate Medical University Pilot Research Grant

These funding opportunities are open to any full-time faculty member at Upstate Medical University. A faculty member is only eligible to submit one application as a PI or co-PI in a single review cycle. PI’s funded through last year’s intramural pilot grants are not eligible to apply. See Pilot Grant Guidelines for complete details.

Category 1 - pilot grant awards of up to $50,000 for one year are designed to provide seed money for outstanding new and innovative research ideas and to assist investigators in generating the necessary preliminary data for subsequent grant proposal submissions for federal funding. Funds are not for existing research projects or to be used as bridge grants. The targeted grant must be identified and have a deadline within 18-months of receiving funding.

Category 2 - pilot grant awards of up to $20,000 for one year to generate the data necessary to publication, positioning the PI and/or research team for a future grant application. Publication(s) must be submitted within 18-months of receiving funding. The targeted grant must be identified and have a deadline within the next three years. 

Pilot Grant Application Applications are due February 11, 2021

Applications are DUE annually on January 15 and July 15. In the case that the date falls on the weekend, the proposals are due on the following Monday.

Application for Funding and Budget Template

  • Applications were due February 17, 2020

Guidelines & Application

  • The 2020 Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Award application has passed. Please check back for the next round of funding in Spring 2021.


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