Investment to assist University of Iowa faculty in addressing challenges in bringing research/scholarly projects to fruition.

All UI tenure, clinical, research, and instruction track faculty with 50% or greater appointment; may only receive one award every other year.

  • Using the ISP Request for Funding form, UI faculty must submit their funding request to their associate dean for faculty (ADF), who will then submit  the request to Lois Geist, associate provost for faculty,  
  • Requests are due to the Office of the Provost with ADF approval by April 28, 2023, 5:00 pm.  
  • Funding is limited and will be awarded on a first come basis.
  • ISP funding should be expended within one year of date awarded and before other funding sources.
  • Funding should be used to provide resources for to complete projects, portion of summer salary to support research and instruction, small amount of bridge funding to help with completing projects, funds to cover page charges for publications, particularly for faculty who do not have grants for this purpose, or travel funds to attend meetings. 
  • Incomplete forms (no administrator signature, no budget itemization) or late submissions will not be considered.

Call for Fall 2023 Investment in Strategic Priorities funding: March 28, 2023

Deadline for requests submitted to Provost Office by collegiate associate dean for faculty: April 28, 2023, 5:00 pm