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President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & QOL Grant Applications due, Feb. 16

Due February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) applications are due on February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. For application guidelines and to access the application forms, please visit the PFRDG website. For questions and additional information, please email  The two categories for PFRDG Awards are:

  • The Research Development Track – The Research Development Track continues to provide seed money up to $15,000. These projects are expected to lead to external funding.  Eligibility open to all full-time faculty/research scientists, regardless of discipline.
  • The Research Scholar Track – The Research Scholar track started in FY 2018 and is designed to encourage applicants in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences (including Education, Business and Law). Applicants can apply for up to $3,000. This funding is to support applicants’ publications in scholarly journals, completing book chapters, books, copyrights and trademarks.

The Quality of Life applications are also due on February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. with an electronic copy to  For more information and application guidelines, please visit the Quality of Life webpage; for questions, please contact Barbara Packer-Muti, or Nick Pascucci, X25393,  The main categories for the Quality of Life Awards are:

  • Autism – Addresses issues related to children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or service provision to this population
  • Children and Families– Addresses issues related to the goals and priorities of the Children’s Services Council, in addition to other top priority issues affecting children and families in Broward County
  • Criminal Justice – Addresses issues related to the Broward Sheriff’s Office identified needs and priorities. The Broward Sheriff’s office has identified the following areas of interest: Guns/Violence, Gangs, Hate Crimes, Police Stress
  • Elderly Services – Addresses issues related to the elderly population
  • Foster Care – Addresses issues related to Foster Care and ChildNet’s identified needs
  • Adult General – Addresses a wide range of issues impacting adults in Broward County and beyond