and administered by the Division of Research and Graduate Studies in
partnership with the Academic Affairs and Health Sciences Divisions
Purpose: To assist new faculty in developing self-sustaining research program upon arrival at ECU
Process: The request for start-up funds is made by the Department and College to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies when the intended recipient is being recruited to ECU . The application is comprised of the candidate's CV, a detailed research and career development plan , and budget. Awards are typically for 3 years with an annual funding level consistent with the level of annual extramural funding required to sustain an active research and creative activity program in the recipient's discipline.
Expectation: Award recipients will develop active programs leading to scholarly activity and submission of high quality proposals that are competitive for extramural funding at a level sufficient to sustain the recipient's research and creative activities for the duration of their tenure at ECU.
Start-Up Funds Request Form
Start-Up Budget Guidelines
Start-Up Annual Report Form