General Research Grant

GeneralResearch Grants


"Further knowledge in your discipline"

The purpose of the University of Phoenix general research grant program is to assist faculty in planning, developing and executing meaningful research. The expectation is that findings from this research will be reported in scholarly and/or professional channels.


Research proposed, currently engaged or near completion, with preference given to research that focuses on areas of public interest, ideally in collaboration with other institutions, or develops or leverages industry relationships that benefit the University and our students.

Funding Amounts

Up to $1,000 depending on the scope of the proposed project.


Applications will be considered on methodological rigor, potential for scholarly and pedagogical contribution, as well as on practical merit.

Application Requirements

A successful proposal will represent a modest contribution to the literature, stemming from an analysis of primary data that seeks to provide a minor benefit to a selected field. Successful applicants need not demonstrate experience in the execution and publication of previous research in peer-reviewed journals.

Submit a Proposal

Ready to submit your proposal?  Click the link below to access the application portal for the General Research Grant  And, don't worry about time, you can save your proposal and come back to it to submit if needed.

As of Fall 2018, all proposals must be submitted using the UOPX grant management portal, InfoReady.  If you have not yet used this site, you will need to create an account using your faculty or staff email address. We do not accept hard copy applications outside of Infoready. 

Process for submitting

How to apply

1. Enter eCampus and select the Accounts Tab, followed by My Faculty Credentials.
2. Faculty will be taken into their credentials system of record, form there select University Awards and Grants.
3. Click on the green plus sign next to the type of award or grant you wish to apply for.
4. Complete the pre-application form.
5. Once the initial form is complete, faculty will receive an email to their faculty issued email address with a link to complete the application.
6. Clicking on the link within the email will take faculty back to the system of record for the completion of the application.
7. Complete all required fields and attach your supporting documentation as instructed.
8. Once all information has been completed, click on Submit.