Project Development Grants are available for TAMU faculty and graduate students.

Tenure-line and Instructional Faculty
Funding available from $500 to $7,000 to create or enhance digital projects.  Funding is available for 1 to 7 projects each year.  Preference will be given to projects that apply for external funding as well.

Graduate Students
Funding available from $500 to $1,000 for projects related to their theses and dissertations.

Application Deadline is February, 28, 2020

Awards Announced: April 1, 2020

Funds Distributed: September 2020

To apply complete and submit the Project Development Grant Application form and attach the following:

  • CV(s) for Principal Investigator(s)
  • Itemized Budget
  • Grant Narrative (1-2 pp.)
  • Environmental Scan (1/2 to 1 p.) – an environmental scan describes similar projects
  • Technical Feasibility (1p.) – should include a summary of preliminary discussions with CoDHR Staff (Laura Mandell, Dan Schwartz, or Bryan Tarpley); email Nancy Sumpter ( with a brief description of the project and to request an appointment to discuss
  • Bibliography (1 p.)
  • External funding application, if applicable

Please address questions and applications to Nancy Sumpter (