Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. The research project must be in one of the following five disciplines: engineering and applied science, life sciences, mathematics or computer sciences, physical sciences, policy, management, or education.  Full-time assistant professors at ORAU member institutions within two years of their initial tenure track appointment (February 5, 2008, through February 5, 2010) at the time of application are eligible.

Because MU is limited to two applications for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m., on Friday, December 4, 2009.  Letters of intent should be limited to a total of 3 pages and should include 1) an overview of the proposed research, 2) a budget outline including the likely source(s) of the required cost match, and 3) a biographical sketch of the applicant.


$5,000 with a required match of at least $5,000 from MU.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

February 5, 2010


URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at