R-Initiative programs nurture scholarship and discovery at Clemson University by providing funding opportunities and professional development support, while recognizing excellence through awards programs.
Since launching R-Initiatives in 2017, Clemson University has invested more than $6 million in research projects involving 418 faculty members. These funds have helped faculty secure $14 million in additional external funding, acquire 20 new pieces of instrumentation, publish 10 books and 66 journal articles, and conduct 10 art exhibitions. Additionally, funds have helped 97 students earn PhDs and have assisted in the hiring of 23 postdocs and research faculty.
Funding OpportunitiesSPONSOR TRAVEL GRANT
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY CORE INCENTIVIZED ACCESS (CU-CIA)
CLEMSON FACULTY SUCCEEDS
CLEMSON RESEARCH FELLOWS
CLEMSON MAJOR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION PROGRAM
DOCTORAL DISSERTATION COMPLETION GRANT
CURF PRISMA MATURATION FUND
CU-MUSC ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
ServicesRESEARCH SYMPOSIUM OFFICE OF POSTDOCTORAL AFFAIRS LIMITED SUBMISSIONS CAREER ACADEMY
Awards and RecognitionsRESEARCHER OF THE YEAR ALUMNI AWARD
UNIVERSITY RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP AND ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS