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Research & Scholarly Activities Support Grant (RSG) Program 2018-2019

In an effort to encourage and support the research, scholarly, and creative endeavors of faculty and staff, Austin Peay State University (APSU), through an ad hoc committee and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), offers Research  & Scholarly Activities Support Grants (RSG) to aid in the creation of scholarly and creative works in all disciplines.

Send submissions to by October 05, 2018.

Notification of funded proposals will be announced early November 2018. 

Research Support Grant Cover Page   

Research Support Grant Guidelines 

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