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.
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.
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.
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.
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.