Research Funding

The Psychology Department encourages faculty to seek externally sponsored research funding.

Administrative staff are available to answer questions, assist with budgeting, compilation of the proposal package, preparing and routing the UM Proposal Approval Form (PAF) to the required UM units, and overseeing project financial activity after the award is received.

If you are considering submitting a research proposal, please send an email to notify the Research Process Coordinator, at   You will then receive specific timing information on due dates for sections of your proposal, and more details about getting the process started.

Psychology Grant Submission Resources

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helpful Tools

Funding Opportunities

The U–M Research website provides information about internal (U–M) and external research funding opportunities. ORSP funding page.

NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts

Community of Science

The Community of Science (COS) website can be personalized, so researchers will receive only those notices that pertain to their particular interests.

Funding from Foundations

Faculty meeting presentation and sponsor links (PDF) - Maureen Martin 4/03/2015.