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New Project Proposal Awards


The NPP Program provides grants to UNC faculty members for the start up of new research and creative projects. 

NPP Guidelines


NPP Budget Worksheet


NPP Final Report


NPP Notice of Intent to Apply Form

Provide your first name

Provide your last name

Please provide your College or Department Name

Please provide the name of the person who has signature authority for this proposal.

Please provide your ORG number. If you are unsure please contact the administrative assistant for your area or the Office of Research

Please check the box to inform our office of your intent to apply.


Lists of previous years' awardees can be found on the Awarded Research SharePoint site.

Fall 2017 Award Winners

Erik Applegate-PVA, School of Music "Production and Dissemination of Jazz Trios CD"

Sharon Bywater-Reyes-NHS, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences "Identifying Greeley, CO Drinking-Water Vulnerability under Climate-Change Scenarios"

Nicole Webber-University Libraries "Faculty Attitudes and Knowledge of Journal Quality and Publishing Practices"

Spring 2017 Award Winners

Lindsay Fulcher-PVA, School of Music "String Project"

Sarah Goodrum-HSS, Criminal Justice "Perceptions of and Practices for Threat Assessment in Schools"

Kim Murza-NHS, ASLS "The Social Communication and Engagement Triad: The Impact of a Professional Learning Experience"

Deborah Romero-CEBS, Teacher Education "An International Comparative Study of University Students' Community Engaged Learning"

Jessica Salo-HSS, Geography & GIS "History of South Platte River Riparian Ecosystem and Channel Change"

Laura Stewart-NHS, Sport & Exercise Science "Marijuana Use, Inflammation and Recovery from Exercise Study (MIR)"

Kyle Ward-HSS, Criminal Justice "Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Law Enforcement in Surrounding States"

Fall 2016 Award Winners

Kenyon Brenner-PVA, School of Music "Jazz Master Recording Project"

David Hydock-NHS, Sport & Exercise Science "Effects of Endurance Training and Resistance Alone or in Combination on Doxorubicin Myotoxicity"

Tracy Mueller-CEBS, Special Education "Conflict and Special Education: An Investigation of the Experiences of Parents of Children with Sensory Disabilities"

Joyce Weil-NHS, Gerontology "Developing an Aging in Place Measure"