Funding Sources

Internal Funding for Faculty Scholarship

Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award (FRACAA)

The purpose of the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award (FRACAA) is to encourage and support faculty in significant research, rigorous scientific inquiry, original artistic activity, and inventive technology. The award is also intended to increase external funding to WMU in support of faculty scholarship. The FRACAA is a competitive award, with review of applications conducted by the FRACAA Research Screening Committee. Awards are made for up to $10,000 and require submission of an external funding proposal within 18 months of the end of the project period.

The application deadline for 2014-2015 award cycle is 5:00 p.m. January 16, 2015.

The application deadline for 2013-2014 award cycle was 5:00 p.m. January 18, 2013.

Guidelines, which are revised annually, and other submission documents are available at the following links:

  • Examples of previously funded proposals:
  • FRACAA Research Screening Committee (log-in required)

    Check out this powerpoint presentation. Click here for overview.

    Questions? Contact Your Research and Program Officer.

    Office of the Vice President for Research
    Western Michigan University
    210 W Walwood Hall
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5456 USA
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