Research Professional Funding Opportunities Database
The Office of Research Services (ORS) subscribes to the Research Professional database. This resource gives access to worldwide opportunities for grants, awards, scholarships, fellowships, prizes, travel and international research news in all disciplines.
Research Professional is open to all AUS faculty, staff and students via their AUS username and email address.
Faculty Research Grant (FRG) Program: AUS supports innovative scholarship through research and creative works. The FRG program provides support to the AUS Research Agenda to encourage AUS faculty to further their scholarly work through external and competitively evaluated scholarly projects. The program intends to support scholarly work ranging from research in engineering, sciences and mathematics, social sciences, business, humanities, to creative works in artistic and design disciplines. This scholarly support is paramount in fostering a productive and well-balanced society of creative and capable thinkers. AUS has three sizes of FRG support, ranging from two to four years.
To view Faculty Research Grant Materials, click here (log in required).
Undergraduate Research Grant (URG) Program: This program encourages AUS undergraduate students from all disciplines to participate in independent research and scholarly/creative projects under the mentorship of AUS faculty. The research and scholarly/creative activities conducted by students generally take diverse forms, such as independent study, work on a thesis and/or engaging in part of a larger ongoing study under the supervision of a faculty member.
To view Undergraduate Research Grant Materials, click here (log in required).
Open Access Program (OAP): A limited pilot program is being established to assist faculty should they decide to publish their papers in journals that are of high quality and allow open access.
To view Open Access Program Materials, click here (log in required).
Start-up Funds: Any new faculty member may access one-time start-up funds within the first two years of employment with AUS. Contact your college/department administrator for additional information.