Funding Resources

Finding Financial Support for Your Project

Vice President for Research Intramural Funding Opportunities

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity oversees several Internal Award program to support the research, scholarship and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. 

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Research and Scholarly Awards Committee (RSAC)

RSAC provides research support to the Heritage College faculty to enhance research activity and to increase competitiveness for funding from external granting agencies. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed by standing RSAC committee members and ad-hoc intramural content experts. This committee works closely with the Office of Research & Grants to stimulate research activities by our faculty.

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Bridge Funding

The Office of Research and Grants is committed to discussing requests to support bridge funding with all of active full-time scientists who are in need of funding of this nature to sustain their research operations and reach their scientific goals.

Key points for the process for requesting funding directly from the Office of Research and Grants:

  • Requests should be submitted directly to Melissa Standley at 
  • Requests should be made by both the full-time faculty member and the chairperson of his/her primary department.
  • The primary Institute Director who fosters the scientific growth of the scientist may also be invited to discuss funding.


Pivot and Foundation Directory Online Search Information

For more information or assistance regarding external funding, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at or 740.597-6777.

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American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Funding Opportunities

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I-CORPS@OHIO (The Department of Higher Education)

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Tools for Grant Writing

Find funding agency information (NIH, NSF) and proposal writing suggestions.

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