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Welcome to the Office of Research grant application portal.

Select the award program below to begin your application submission process.

If you are applying for a limited submission, and you do not see the specific name of the competition you are applying to in the list below, please submit through the top option: Limited Submissions.

Our new portal requires information about the PIs and Co-PIs in addition to department and contact information, including the 10-digit USC ID#, Gender, and Ethnicity. Please have this material prepared before beginning this application.

If you are experiencing technical issues using the Limited Submission/Internal Award workspaces, please contact the Office of Research Initiatives and Facilities at

Institutionally Limited External Competitions

Limited Submissions
Limited Submissions: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Limited Submissions: NSF-MRI
Limited Submissions: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Internal Research Awards

Associates Awards for Creativity in Research
Collaboration Fund
Core Instrumentation – Type A
Core Instrumentation – Type B
Core Instrumentation – Deans Matching Fund *Invite Only*
Ming Hsieh Institute
Strategic Directions for Research Award
Zumberge Diversity and Inclusion
Zumberge Individual
Zumberge Interdisciplinary Fund – Large
Zumberge Interdisciplinary Fund – Small
Zumberge Special Solicitation – Epidemic & Virus Research & Development

Internal Award Annual Reports

Collaboration Fund Report
Ming Hsieh Institute Report