Internal Funding Opportunities

Select Internal Funding Opportunities:

Center/Department Opportunity Anticipated Deadline
Kenneth C. Griffin Applied Economics Incubator Innovation Fund
The Global Energy Challenge
August 2021, TBD
Becker Friedman Institute Data Acquisition Grants
Acquisition, management, and maintenance of data sets for research projects in economics
UChicago Center in Hong Kong Yuen Research Grants
Research projects in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area of mainland China that examine areas of particular interest to the region.
 March 1, 2021; June 1, 2021; October 1, 2021; December 1, 2021
Neubauer Collegium Faculty Research
Humanities and Social Sciences Collaborative Research, Workshops
October 2021, TBD
Center for International Social Science Research Faculty Research
Empirical, international research across the social sciences
UChicago Global:
Center in Delhi
Center in Beijing
Center in Hong Kong
Latin American Program
Center in Paris
Conferences and events; professional development for local and regional officials; and faculty research on India, China, or Latin America March 15, 2021
Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts Faculty Research
Innovative, data-driven research on global conflict
December 2021, TBD
Chapin Hall Joint Research Fund
Research partnerships to promote the wellbeing of children and families

January 15, 2021 (letter of intent)

Monday, March 15, 2021(full Application)

Center for Data and Computing Data Science Discovery Grants
Early-stage, interdisciplinary, data science research project and exploratory convenings
January 2022, TBD
Center for Data and Computing AI + Science Initiative
Collaborative projects between the University of Chicago, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL).
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation George Shultz Innovation Fund
Helps turn research into useful applications and profitable ventures
February 19, 2021; September 2021, TBD
Women’s Board Faculty Research
The arts and cultural institutions; the quality of student life; community outreach
March 2021
Institute for Translational Medicine Pilot Awards
Translational health research that is novel, innovative, and/or multidisciplinary

September 25, 2020 (letter of intent)

April 23, 2021 (full application)

The Big Ideas Generator Workshops, exploratory research, and research intensive projects in any field of scholarly inquiry TBD
Council on Advanced Studies Workshop or Study Group
Interdisciplinary workshops for faculty and students
April 6, 2021
Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge Faculty Seed Grants
Knowledge formation and Artificial Intelligence
March 1, 2021
UChicago-Argonne Faculty Research
Collaboration between the university and the laboratory
Center for Health Administration Studies Faculty Seed Grants
Health services and policy research
April 30, 2021
UChicago-FermiLab Faculty Research
Collaboration between the university and the laboratory
Center for International Social Science Research

Faculty Publications
Empirical, international research across the social science


Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry Mellon Fellowship
Projects that focus on experimental collaborations between artists and scholars