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The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant Application are Due, Jan. 25


The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) applications are due on January 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. For access to the application portal and guidelines, please visit the PFRDG website at 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 – Started in FY 2018, the Research Scholar Track 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 towards publications in scholarly journals, book chapters, books, copyrights and trademarks.

The Quality of Life (QOL) applications are also due on January 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. with an electronic copy to For more information and application guidelines, please visit; 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 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

PFRDG & QOL applicant trainings will be held in the;

Alvin Sherman Library

  • October 25, 2018 (10:00 – 11:30 AM)
  • December 5, 2018 (1:00 – 2:30 PM)

HPD Assembly II room 202.

  • November 13, 2018 (10:00 – 11:30 AM)

For information and registration, please visit