Research and Innovation’s Shared Resource Voucher (SRV) awards of $5,000 augment the capabilities of UAMS researchers.

Applications must be submitted via the SRV submission form below.

Incomplete applications or those without the required director approval(s) will not be considered. A rolling submission deadline through April 15, 2021 has been established.

Review – Proposals will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of scientific merit and potential for receiving extramural funding. Funding results will be communicated to the applicant by email from Research and Innovation within 3-4 weeks of submission.

Award Period – All Shared Resource Voucher funds must be committed/completed by June 10, 2021 and PO charged before June 15, 2021.

Final Reports – In order to evaluate the effectiveness of SRV funding, all grant recipients must submit a final summary detailing the disposition of awarded grant funds. No applicant shall be eligible for subsequent SRV awards without submission of a final report. After one year, all publications and external grants submitted/awarded must be reported to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation via the online Year End Reporting form.

What to include in your application  [Submit via SRV online form below.]

1. Provide a brief description of the proposed work. [1-2 pages specific aims/narrative.] 2. Provide the PI’s NIH biosketch.
3. Provide the requested core facility/shared resource/national dataset usage amount up to $5,000.
4. Submit a brief budget/budget justification.
5. Provide Shared Resource/Core Facility director’s approval regarding (via email) the core/shared facility use and scheduling requested. Applications without core director approval will not be considered.
6. An Instructor level core use applicant must submit the name and dept./college of the associated experienced mentor. Both the Instructor and Mentor must provide an “approval to submit” and/or provide a “release time” letter (with % of time to work on project) if applicable. Submissions without Mentor approval will not be considered.
7. Awardees must provide an year end report to the Division of Research and Innovation after 1 year with regard to funding/products/publications that came about as a result of the SRV funding.

  • Principal Investigator (PI) is a full time faculty of UAMS (all ranks).
  • Research Focus of Submission
  • Has the required Shared Resource/Core Director's approval been obtained?
    Upload the respective approval with your submission. Submissions will not be considered or funds released unless the approval is obtained and submitted with the application.
  • 1. Provide a brief description of the proposed studies. [1-2 pgs. specific aims and narrative] 2. Provide the PI’s NIH biosketch. 3. Provide the requested core facility/shared resource usage amount up to $5,000. 4. Submit a brief budget/budget justification. 5. Both the applicant and the Core Facility/Shared Resource director MUST approve (via email) the core/shared facility use and scheduling requested. Applications without core director approval will not be considered. 6. An Instructor level core use applicant must submit the name and dept./college of the associated experienced mentor. Both the Instructor and Mentor must provide an “approval to submit” and/or provide a “release time” letter (with % of time to work on project) if applicable. Submissions without Mentor approval will not be considered. 7. Awardees must provide an year end report to the Division of Research and Innovation after 1 year with regard to funding/products/publications that came about as a result of the SRV funding.
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For Questions Regarding the Application Process Contact:

Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation
Room B159-2
Biomedical Research Building 2
mcbryde@uams.edu
501-686-5347