IGS Faculty Seed Funding

Seed funding is one way that the Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability supports faculty research, jointly awarding projects in collaboration with partners across the university.

Sustainability Research Grant (SRG)

IGS’s Sustainability Research Grant (SRG) is our premier funding opportunity, shifting focus each year to support varied sustainability themes in partnership with different BU schools and colleges. (Application details for the next SRG will be updated here when the request for proposals opens.)

Cross-University Collaborations

IGS additionally contributes to funding opportunities spearheaded by our university collaborators, further facilitating sustainability research.

Focused Research Program

IGS supports the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering’s Focused Research Program, helping to evolve and advance the university’s research in computing and data science around areas of strategic importance and emerging opportunities in sustainability.

Dean’s Catalyst Awards in the College of Engineering

In partnership with the College of Engineering, IGS is encouraging innovative, cross-cutting collaborative research ideas that are likely to attract external funding in the future.