Health Sciences Faculty Development Funding Program

FY19 Program Cycle Opens! January 17 through May 1, 2019

The Health Sciences Faculty Development Funding Program, now in its eighth consecutive year, provides funding opportunities for administrative and academic faculty employees, through a competitive, online application process.

The intent of this program, through funded awards, it to create a culture of discovery, diversity and excellence by fostering new approaches to teaching, supporting the development of new research ideas, new clinical, research and teaching skills, and professional development in order to meet the changing face of patient needs into the future.

Funding awards support expenses that include, but are not limited to, conference, professional meeting and workshop attendance, travel for collaborative projects with peer institutions, pilot research projects and the acquisition of clinical and teaching skills.

Please review the HS Request for Proposals FY19 before completing the online FY19 Funding Application.

Additional funding opportunities through UNR

The office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation offers a Faculty Travel Grant program to all academic faculty members who are at least 50% FTE within UNR. Travel grants are competitively awarded to academic faculty members who are planning to travel to present scholarly work as a senior author or specifically traveling to interact with a funding sponsor for the purpose of enhancing funding potential. The OVPRI has made the Faculty Travel Grant application available online through InfoEd. If you have not yet completed InfoEd training, please contact Erika Waday at to gain temporary access to the grants portal. For assistance regarding the application process, please contact Yvonne Callan at

In addition, the Research and Innovation department provides support and opportunities for research, scholarly and creative activity. Please take advantage of these available opportunities.

For more information or assistance in locating resources, please contact Debra Glogovac at in the Office of Faculty Development.