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The University Research Committee (URC), a standing committee of the Faculty Council, is responsible for awarding small research grants to full-time faculty of Emory University. The program is intended to support research and creative projects of faculty in fields for which there is little or no external funding or to explore new areas of research that are likely to attract outside support.

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Application Window for the 2019-2020 Award Year


The application window is open on November 12, 2018

Online Application

Application and Award Forms

Certification Form

This is a required form for all URC applicants. ALL PI's and co-PI's must submit individual certification forms signed by their respective department chairs.

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Course Release Form

If applicable, the Course Release form is only required of ECAS and Oxford applicants and must be signed by the applicant's department chair. Note: the URC neither approves nor determines the $ amount for course release. Please check with your department administration for this information.

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End of Award Report

This report is required only for recipients of a URC award. It is to be submitted within 30-days after the last day of the 12-month award cycle.

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Award Information

Learn more about eligibility and how to apply for the three major URC grants offered to faculty

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