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Based on your eligibility and need, this system will help you find and request funding for research, fellowship, subvention, or conference related projects.

Proposals that include a request to UMOR must be in our office two weeks prior to the UMOR deadline. This will ensure time for the LSA review. If your proposal arrives later in that period prior to the UMOR deadline it may not make the UMOR deadline and will be held until the following competition.


  • Most UMOR Programs 15th of February, April, June, August, October, December
  • Publication Subvention 15th of February, June, & October
  • Core Facilities/Shared Equipment 15th of February, June, & October
  • Small Grants for Major Conferences 15th of February, June, & October
  • Research Maintenance for Sponsored Projects 15th of February, April, June, August, October, & December


LSA Funding Sources

Sources for research funding internal to the College.

LSA Foundation Funding

  • The David and Lucille Packard Foundation
  • Brain Research Foundation
  • The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Rackham Funding

Includes info on Rackham administered fellowships, grants and scholarships as well as supplemental support for fellowships from external grants. 

PLEASE NOTE: If a PAF is completed in conjunction with the fellowship's submission to the sponsor the applicable supplemental Rackham support must be reflected as an Other UM Commitment by Rackham on the PAF at time of submission to receive the support for Rackham. 

Other Funding Sources