Research, scholarship and creative works (RSCW) are supported by several programs at UNC. Due to current budget constraints, FRPB has made changes to the internal funding programs. Please read through the guidelines for each award carefully.
Provost Award for Travel
Provost Award for Travel (PAT) is intended to support the cost of travel to present, perform or exhibit scholarly or creative works, or to assist with the cost of travel for invited presentations.
New Project Program
New Project Program (NPP) supports the startup of new research and creative projects of UNC faculty.
Faculty Teaching Reassignment for RSCW
The Faculty Reassignment for RSCW Program offers up to 60 credit-hour equivalents of faculty teaching release to give faculty members a concentrated assignment in RSCW.
Research, Dissemination & Faculty Development
The Research, Dissemination & Faculty Development (RDFD) program provides support to faculty for research, professional development, and professional travel.
A.M. & Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar Award
The A.M. & Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar Award is given annually to a scholar at the rank of associate professor or higher who has demonstrated continued excellence in scholarly activity for at least five years.
Award for Excellence in Social Science Engaged Research
The Award for Excellence in Social Science Engaged Research, launched in 2012, is the result of a generous endowment from Robert Brunswig, Rebecca Brunswig, and Ken Coleman.
Fund for Faculty Publications
The Fund for Faculty Publications addresses growing demand from UNC faculty for support of publication fees for books, journals, and conference proceedings.