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FSU Council on Research & Creativity Programs

Wed, 2016/08/31 - 1:51pm -- shawn


Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs:


The Council on Research and Creativity (CRC) has undergone some programmatic and personnel changes in preparation for the 2016 – 2017 academic year.  Changes include:

  • New! CRC Chair:  Anne Coldiron, Professor of English (Piers Rawling will remain Interim CRC Chair for the Fall 2016 semester.)
  • New! CRC Coordinator:  Grace Adkison
  • Request for Proposals updates
  • Budget requirement updates
  • Extended window for Dean/ Director/ Department Chair approvals on proposals


Registration is open for the CRC Workshop happening next Friday, September 9.  All CRC award programs and policies, as well as the online submission portal, will be explained in detail in this workshop.  This is especially invaluable information for any new faculty or new staff that will be assisting faculty with their grants.  Please submit your registration form by Wednesday, September 7, on our website:  After registering, be sure to check out the CRC website!


The CRC website ( provides detailed information about the CRC programs available to faculty:


  • Arts & Humanities Program Enhancement Grants (AHPEG)
  • Committee on Faculty Research Support (COFRS)
  • Developing Scholar Award (DSA)
  • Distinguished Research Professor (DRP)
  • Distinguished University Scholar (DUS)
  • Equipment & Infrastructure Enhancement Grant (EIEG) -  Fall and Spring competitions
  • First Year Assistant Professor Support (FYAPS)
  • Funding Agency Travel (FAT) – Year-round
  • Multidisciplinary Support (MDS)
  • Planning Grants (PG) -  Fall and Spring competitions
  • Small Grant Proposals (SGP) -  Fall and Spring competitions


Throughout the academic year, Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs will be informed of various CRC funding opportunities via e-mail and through the Office of Research Newsletter.  If you do not currently receive the Office of Research Newsletter and would like to subscribe, please visit