Research Seed Funding is Available
The UIC Department of Pediatrics Seed Funding program aims to financially support necessary activities for research, such as development of research ideas, facilitating collaboration, study implementation and results dissemination, to advance competitive research proposals.
Who is Eligible?
Faculty within the UIC Department of Pediatrics are eligible to submit an application throughout the year. Fellows are also eligible to submit an application, please email [email protected] to inquire about the application form and deadline.
- Applicant completes application form and submits it to the Director of Research Administration.
- A member of the Research Committee conducts a pre-review of the application. Any missing information or clarifications are sent back to the applicant.
- Once the application has completed the pre-review, it is presented to the Research Committee for a vote. The Committee meets monthly. If a vote is required more quickly or changes are requested, the vote can happen via email. Note that decisions may be delayed if the funds are low or if the Committee is attempting to accommodate high priority requests.
- The Associate Head of Research notifies the applicant of the decision. If money is awarded, the plan for payment is developed with the Director of Research Administration.
Fellows: Please email [email protected] to inquire about application form and deadline.