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Funding Opportunities

The Institute for Computational and Data Sciences supports computational and data-enabled research at Penn State through strategic investments in research projects. These investments are made through:

  • The annual ICDS Seed Grant Program—awards of $5K – $25K to “seed” larger proposals (currently closed; winners of 2018 Seed Grant to be announced in March)
  • The annual ICDS-ACI Explore Program, which provides compute allocations and data resources (currently closed)
  • Other one-time computational funding opportunities

Details on open funding opportunities are listed below.

Who can Apply

All Penn State researchers are encouraged to apply. Depending on the opportunity, ICDS Associates and Affiliates may be eligible for higher award amounts. See the RFPs for details.

Current Funding Opportunities

Commonwealth Campuses Research Collaboration Development Program

To encourage and support both independent and collaborative research projects between Penn State Commonwealth Campuses and core multi-user faculty and research facility staff at the Interdisciplinary Institutes at University Park and at the College of Medicine, Commonwealth Campus faculty are provided the opportunity to submit research proposals that will require access to Penn State’s shared […]

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