Seed Grant Funding Opportunities

Penn State research institutes and other organizations offer seed grants along with other internal and external funding opportunities for faculty. In line with the SIRO mission to support interdisciplinary research, these funding opportunities will fund research team capabilities across diverse institutes within the university to produce results that will lead to future external funding. 

Open Seed Grant Opportunities

Title Sponsor Amount ($) Deadline Additional Information
2019-20 IEE Seed Grant Program Institutes of Energy and Environment (IEE) Up to $400,000

Dec 4, 2019

For additional information visit: http://www.iee.psu.edu/seedgrant/2019
Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) Seed Funding Program Social Sciences Research Institute (SSRI) Up to $5,000 (level 1) $5,001-$20,000 (level 2)

Accepted on a rolling basis

For additional information visit: http://ssri.psu.edu/funding1, or contact ssri-seed-grant@psu.edu
The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) Grant Program Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) Level 1:  Up to $1,000
Level 2:  Up to $15,000
Accepted on a rolling basis For additional information, please contact csre@psu.edu.