Texas A&M researchers can pursue external research funding from a variety of sources—state and federal government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
Texas A&M provides internal grants to inspire interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary collaborations on groundbreaking research. The university also uses funding to encourage partnerships with clinical affiliates.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
- Fulbright Program
- Health & Human Services
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- National Endowment for the Arts
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- National Institutes of Health
- NIH Parent Announcements
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Individual NOAA Offices
- National Science Foundation
- Office of Naval Research
- U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research
- U.S. Army Research Office
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Department of Education
- U.S. Department of Energy
- DOE - Office of Science
- DOE - National Energy Technology Lab
- DOE - Office of Nuclear Energy
- DOE - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- DOE - Advanced Research Projects Agency
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- American Cancer Society
- American Heart Association
- Howard G. Buffet Foundation
- Institute of International Education
- McKnight Foundation
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
- Norman Borlaug Foundation
- Qatar Foundation
- Research Valley Partnership, Inc.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch
- Texas Rice Research Foundation
- Welch Foundation
Arts & Humanities Fellows
Induction as an Arts & Humanities Fellow recognizes extraordinary scholarship and creativity and provides faculty a supportive environment through which to advance their scholarship and creative work and reward's scholarly and artistic merit in their chosen discipline.
The division supports international collaborations between Texas A&M faculty and researchers at international institutions. The division has facilitated agreements to offer funding opportunities to A&M faculty that support collaborations involving international research partnerships.
Texas A&M and the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT) began the Collaborative Research Grant Program in 2001. This competitive, peer-reviewed program advances inter-institutional cooperation in science, technology, and scholarly activities through the complementary efforts of scientists and scholars from Texas A&M and Mexican institutions.
An agreement between Texas A&M and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) for research to implement scientific and technological cooperation through the funding of joint research projects between Texas A&M researchers and researchers from the State of São Paulo, Brazil.
Texas A&M is committed to helping faculty advance their research portfolio across all disciplines. These programs are designed to support the generation of preliminary data, pursue new directions or collaborations, or boost an existing collaboration toward a major proposal submission.
Advancing Discovery to Market (ADM)
ADM provides resources to support the development or demonstrate the commercial potential of recent discoveries within the Texas A&M research enterprise. This $5 million program is open to researchers, faculty, staff, and students of Texas A&M University and three state agencies.
This new initiative includes Research Leadership Fellowships (RLF), which will develop junior faculty into the next research leaders, and Targeted Proposal Teams (TPT), which will grow new interdisciplinary research team collaborations and expand existing ones, among other key objectives.
Research Development Fund
The Research Development Fund (RDF) is utilized for strategic investments that support the total Texas A&M research enterprise and catalyze new ventures. This fund will support research across those administrative units participating in the fund.
Panther RISE Grant Program (PRISE)
The Panther RISE Grant Program (PRISE) is an agreement between Texas A&M Prairie View University and Texas A&M University to establish productive research and scholarly collaborations to better position themselves to pursue multidisciplinary research and innovation projects. The PRISE program is open to tenured/tenure-track faculty members from all disciplines.
The Limited Submission Program (LSP) is open to all Texas A&M University faculty and principal investigators who meet the eligibility requirements.
Multidisciplinary Funding Opportunities
This Bi-Weekly Funding Opportunities Newsletter highlights a selection of multi-investigator external funding opportunities.