The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the results of the ASPIRE I, II and III internal funding competition.

A total of 197 proposals were submitted to the ASPIRE programs. The proposals were reviewed by faculty review committee that was appointed by the Vice President. While a large number of meritorious proposals were received, those that received the highest priority scores were selected for funding. Of the 197 proposals received a total of 66 were funded, for a total of $2,471,591, which represents a 34% funding rate.

ASPIRE Awards by Discipline

 

 

ASPIRE I


Discipline

Number Applications

Number Awarded

Percentage

Health Sciences

54

15

27.8%

STEM

51

21

41.2%

Humanities and Social Sciences

31

6

19.4%

ASPIRE II


Discipline

Number Applications

Number Awarded

Percentage

Health Sciences

24

7

29.2%

STEM

14

4

28.6%

Humanities and Social Sciences

6

1

16.7%

ASPIRE III


Discipline

Number Applications

Number Awarded

Percentage

Health Sciences

10

4

40%

STEM

12

5

41.7%

Humanities and Social Sciences

1

0

0%


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