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Hanover, NH 03755-3529
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Seed Funding Programs

The Office of the Provost offers a number of internal funding opportunities designed to launch new scholarship, research, and creativity at Dartmouth. Faculty members in all departments and each of the professional schools are encouraged to apply.


Highlights from the 2014-2015 Call For Proposals

  • New category for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Minor changes to the Pilot and Cross-disciplinary Collaboration categories
  • Special consideration for "high-risk, high-reward" projects in any category

The deadline for submitting proposals is February 2, 2015.

Click here for the 2014-2015 Call for Proposals.


Proposal Resources:

Proposal Cover Page template - MS Word
Proposal Cover Page template - PDF

Faculty Profile template - MS Word
Faculty Profile template - PDF


Funded Projects


  • Effects of Globalization on Scholarly Communication: Mapping the Future of Non-Anglophone Writing Research -- C. Donahue
  • Ethylene chemotaxis as a basis for mediating bacterial-plant interactions -- E. Schaller and G. O'Toole
  • Using Tools from Statistical Mechanics to Solve a Biological Problem at the Nanoscale -- E. Smith and M. Blencowe
  • Living to 100: Understanding the molecular underpinnings of age-dependent cognitive disorder -- G. Bosco, D. Bucci, L. Henderson, B. Luikart, and R. Maue

Last Updated: 12/17/14