Rice's Internal Funding Opportunities

Creative Ventures


Types of funding opportunities you’ll find posted on the Creative Ventures website:
Opportunities that make up Creative Ventures represent more than $1 million available annually to support new and creative works in research and scholarship. The site currently lists university-wide funds, as well as a subset of other opportunities in Architecture, Engineering, Humanities, and Social Sciences. University-wide funds include the following:

  • Arts Initiatives Fund
  • Awards for International Travel
  • Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance
  • Brown Teaching Grants
  • CERCL Course Development Grant
  • Conference and Workshop Development Fund
  • DeLange Major Conference Grant
  • Doerr Leader Development Innovation Awards
  • Engineering Solutions in Surgery Joint Seed Grant Program
  • Faculty Initiatives Fund
  • Houston Solutions Lab
  • Inquiry-based Learning Development and Enhancment Grant
  • Inquiry-based Learning Planning Grants
  • InterDisciplinary Excellence Awards (IDEA)
  • Rice Shared Equipment Authority (SEA) New Equipment Proposals
  • Rice University and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Neuro-related Joint Seed Grant Program
  • Scholarly and Creative Works Subvention Fund
  • Scientia Small Conference Grant
  • Teaching Innovation Fund