Research

Research Excellence Fund (REF)

Fall Proposals

Deadline: October 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Award Period: All awards will begin January 1. The award duration is 12 months.

Spring Proposals

Deadline: March 4, 2021 at 4 p.m.
Award Period: All awards will begin July 1. The award duration is 12 months.

Please submit your proposal electronically in a single pdf file to ref-l@mtu.edu. If they are not, they will be ignored/rejected. Late submissions will not be accepted.

With an expectation of a heavy volume of submissions for this competition, please adhere to all guidelines including proposal format.

Research Excellence Fund (REF) awards will provide grants in four categories:

  1. Research Seed Grants (REF-RS)
  2. Scholarship & Creativity Grants (REF-SCG)
  3. Portage Health - Infrastructure Enhancement (PHF-REF-IE)
  4. Commercialization Milestone Grants (REF-CMG)