Faculty Research Seed Grants


The Faculty Research Seed Grant (FRSG) Program is a competitive internal funding program Valdosta State University faculty.  It is financially supported by the Division of Academic Affairs, managed by the Faculty Research and Scholarship Committee of the Faculty Senate, and administered by OSPRA.  

The goal of the FRSG Program is to support faculty research and creative activity in the furtherance of the scholarly mission of the university.  

The following submission deadlines, anticipated award dates, award start and end dates, and first project report dates apply for Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018 awards.  

Award Date
Start Date**
End Date
First Project
Report Due
March 27, 2017 May 1, 2017 July 1, 2017 June 30, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 Approximately
Sept. 25, 2017 Dec. 1, 2017 Jan. 1, 2018 June 30, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 Approximately

*Signed proposals must be submitted to OSPRA by 5:00 P.M. on the date noted
**Contingent upon continued Strategic Focus funding

Please follow the links below for full program guidelines, application, and other documentation needed to apply for this grant.  The Faculty Research and Scholarship Committee looks forward to receiving many excellent research proposals for this competition and wishes the best of luck to those who apply.  

Application Guidelines

Application Coversheet

Application Instructions

Budget Template

Other Research / Creative Activity Research Sought and Received Form