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In Support of Illinois Research Excellence

The Campus Research Board is committed to fostering and supporting excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activities.  It supports the research projects and creative activities of full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members through five distinct programs:

  • Research Support Awards
  • Performing Arts & Design Program
  • Humanities Teaching Release Time Program
  • Funding Initiative for Multiracial Democracy
  • Scholars’ Travel Fund

Campus Research Board funds support short to medium-term needs and are not intended to provide continuing support for research activities or research facilities.