In general, projects submitted to the research competition involve a systematic process of investigation or study that will produce facts or theories, apply such knowledge to problem-solving within the discipline or in society, or pursue a specific avenue of inquiry. Results of research should be worthy of submission for publication in refereed journals and should serve as foundation for an external funding application.
Requested support can be in the form of summer stipend, supplemental assigned time, summer graduate research assistantship, and/or supplies, expenses, equipment, and travel (SEET).
Documents (right click and "Save As..." to download)
Junior Faculty Research Competition Guide (PDF)
Junior Faculty Competition Form (PDF)
Aspire Competition Final Report Form (PDF)
For questions regarding the Aspire Program, please contact the Aspire Program Manager, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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