Accepting Proposals: Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards

The SOM Office of Research is now accepting applications for the second found of Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards - due October 12, 2019.

The Faculty Collaborative Research Chat (FCRC) Awards fund meetings to help departments and centers initiate new interdisciplinary collaborations by enabling the exchange of ideas and expertise between faculty members that will lead to novel and innovative research endeavors. Recipients of an FCRC award will be given $300 to cover approximately 2-3 meetings to be held over 6-8 months between the requesting unit, collaborators, and other key plays from different areas.

The deadline for applications is October 12, 2019. Only one proposal per department or center will be considered. For clinical departments with multiple divisions, one proposal per division will be reviewed.

Please visit the OoR Funding Page on the Office of Research website to read more about the award, the application requirements, and to submit a proposal. With any questions, please email

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