Internal Funding Opportunities

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.

Presidential Transformational Teaching Grants

PTTG is a seed-grant program designed to further Texas A&M's commitments to the three pillars of advancing transformational learning; enhancing discovery, promoting/encouraging innovation and expanding impact on our community, state, nation, and world.

Arts and Humanities Fellows

The Arts & Humanities Fellows Program was created to stimulate interactions among scholarly and artistic faculty at Texas A&M as well as nationally and internationally.

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.