Murray Award For Research And Development ($5,000 - $10,000)
Michael and Mary Alice Collins Murray '51, established The Murray Award for Research and Development in 2004. Mary Alice earned her bachelor's degree in chemistry and had a career in clinical pathology. Michael is a former executive with General Electric Corporation with first-hand knowledge of the research and discovery field. The Murrays have been enthusiastic in their support for the mission of Marywood University, and The Murray Award for Research and Development furthers that commitment.
Research Initiation Funds (Maximum $2,000 - 4,000)
These funds are intended to assist faculty in the development or implementation of a pilot research project. The pilot project is expected to be the basis for external funding for the continuation or expansion of the project. Funds may be used to support project expenses such as supplies, equipment, printing, hiring of student research support, etc. Travel to conferences and faculty stipends are not allowable expenses.
Cooperative Grant Program with University of Scranton ($5,000 - $10,000)
The Cooperative Grant Program between Marywood University and the University of Scranton is intended to unite the two schools in a collaborative effort which seeks to build on the environment of cooperation and collegiality that has existed between the universities.
Graduate students may apply for a grant to help with graduate research/scholarly/creative project expenses. Students will be expected to participate in the Graduate Research Symposium in the Spring or another appropriate venue.
Priority: Graduate students completing a thesis or a dissertation.
Recipients of the awards are responsible for submitting all receipts to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs before reimbursements will be authorized. All original receipts must be submitted prior to May 1st of the academic year of the award. All funds used for transcription services must show hours recorded and the bill/invoice signed by the transcriber.