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Sponsored Programs - Internal Funding (RCAP)

Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP)




FY17 (17-80XX) awards will use index 227001. All other active RCAP awards will continue to use index 222100.

 Spring 2016 RCAP applications are no longer being accepted.
     Awards for the Spring 2016 RCAP will be announced by the end of the spring semester.

Next round of RCAP funding: Spring 2017

     Deadlines for this funding cycle will be announced in the fall of 2016.


RCAP Program Information:

RCAP Program Overview 

Frequently Asked Questions

2016-17 RCAP Review Committee Members


Sample Forms:

Sample 2016 RCAP Guidelines and Application

Sample RCAP Award Contract

Sample RCAP Final Report Form


 Administering an RCAP Award:

Guide to Spending RCAP Funds FY14-FY16 (i.e. 14-80XX, 15-80XX, & 16-80XX)

Guide to Spending RCAP Funds FY17 (i.e. 17-80XX)

RCAP Student Employment Form - Students must be approved by Sponsored Programs before Student Financial Assistance approval

RCAP Administrator Listserv - Administrative Support Personnel can sign-up to receive important RCAP notifications


 RCAP Recipients from Prior Competitions:

 2016 RCAP Award Recipient & Project Titles

2015 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2014 Off-Cycle RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2013 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2013 iRCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2012 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2011 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

***Browse results of prior RCAP successes on WKU's TopScholar*** 
(Search by RCAP recipient's name)

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