Research and Sponsored Programs

Internal Grants

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St. Cloud State University has a number of internal grant competitions aimed to support faculty and staff scholars and provide opportunities to enhance the University’s research portfolio, scholarly output, and prepare individuals to pursue external funding.

Internal Grants

Early Career Grant

Supports research and scholarly activity of probationary St. Cloud State faculty and staff

Faculty Improvement Grants

Funded through the IFO contract, three grant categories are:

  • Short-term professional development
  • Scholarly projects
  • Adjunct professional improvement

Hellervik Prize

Supports the advancement of knowledge on issues important to students, college/school, university and society

Midcareer Grant

Supports pilot project OR preliminary studies of tenured or permanent SCSU faculty and staff

Proposal Enhancement Grant

Supports enhancing a grant proposal to become more competitive

Saigo Excellence Funds

Support faculty and staff in their ongoing professional development

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