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Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (MIPAR)

Support for Faculty

MIPAR assists faculty members and departments in obtaining funding for their research. Pre-award assistance includes:

  • identifying funding sources
  • proposal development
  • budget preparation
  • assembling the proposal packet
  • ensuring that the proposal conforms to University requirements
  • routing the proposal for University approval.

After an award has been obtained, MIPAR assists faculty members and departments by providing post-grant management assistance, including:

  • hiring personnel
  • preparing payroll
  • purchasing supplies and equipment
  • processing travel requests and expenses
  • budgetary accounting and budget management
  • acting as a liaison with the sponsor or funding agency
  • preparing financial reports for sponsor or funding agency
  • providing secretarial support

For further information about grant assistance from MIPAR, please contact: Donald F. Norris, Director or Linda Brown, Associate Director.

MIPAR/CAHSS Summer Faculty Research Fellowships

MIPAR, the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and the Vice President for Research provide research support to faculty through the MIPAR Summer Faculty Research Fellowship. MIPAR Fellows receive assistance from MIPAR to develop proposals over the summer that will lead to extramural funding for their research research activities or for prestigious fellowships. Proposals are welcome from faculty in all departments in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. MIPAR especially encourages applications for policy relevant research.

For more information about the MIPAR Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, contact MIPAR Associate Director Linda Brown.