Faculty Research Forum: Early Career Awards

Before you know it, it will be time to aspire to earn one or more of the prestigious early career awards from federal agencies or private foundations. Faculty members seeking funding and honorific awards will benefit from thinking early about what makes for a competitive proposal or nomination. This session will provide advice and guidance on finding opportunities, preparing applications, obtaining nominations, and where to find support along the way.

  • Federal agencies
  • Foundations
  • Finding opportunities 
  • Honorific awards
  • Timelines
  • Nominations


Combined Session

Moderator: Elizabeth Adams, Director, Office of Research and Project Administration

Additional participants:

  • Coleen Burrus, Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
  • Abby Doyle, A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Chemistry
  • Karla Ewalt, Associate Dean for Research
  • Kelly Freidenfelds, Senior Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and  Foundation Relations
  • Michael Hodges, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
  • Jake Shapiro, Professor of Politics and International Affairs
  • Maureen Thompson-Siegel, Senior Grant and Contract Administrator, Office of Research and Project Administration