Internal Funding Opportunities

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Villanova University is committed to providing faculty with the resources needed to develop their research. Please visit these pages to get more information about these programs, including due dates, past recipients, and the latest call for proposals:

  • UNITAS Award

    The UNITAS Faculty Research Program supports scholarly research that focuses on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In particular, this program supports research that responds to the goals of diversity outlined in the Villanova University Diversity Statement. The program is administered jointly by the Associate Vice Provost for Research and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. read more

  • VERITAS Award

    The VERITAS Faculty Research Program supports scholarly research that takes inspiration from and/or reflects the values of Villanova University's Catholic and Augustinian heritage. The program is administered jointly by the Associate Vice Provost for Research and the Office of Mission and Ministry. read more

  • University Summer Grant Program

    The University Summer Grant (USG) Program provides support to faculty to be engaged in research, scholarly activities, and creative artistic projects. Overarching goals of the USG program are to foster the intellectual development of faculty and to facilitate faculty efforts to achieve national and international recognition in their scholarly field. read more

  • Subvention of Publication Program

    The Subvention of Publication Program is intended to support faculty in the publication of books and/or monographs that are of significant scholarly value, whether the prospective audience may be broad or somewhat limited. The program is especially interested in supporting works of the highest academic quality, which have been accepted at university or other outstanding presses that are highly selective in what they publish. read more

  • University Travel Grant Program Guidelines

    The University Travel Grant Program is intended to augment, but not supplant, existing support for faculty travel to present their work at appropriate venues available through Departments, Colleges, Centers and Institutes. read more

Research In Action

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Proposal Prep for External Funding

We have developed a number of materials to aid you in proposal preparation for external funding, available on a Villanova Sharepoint site.

Please contact Associate Vice Provost for Research for access.

Associate Vice Provost for Research

Tolentine Hall, Room 103
Office hours are available to all faculty, staff, and students. Please contact AVPR Grannas to schedule time to meet.

Office of the Provost

Tolentine Hall, Room 103
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4525
Fax: 610.519.6200

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