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Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP)


RCAP is an internal grant program administered by the Office of Research and Creative Activity to encourage eligible full-time faculty and instructors to develop individual projects leading to the pursuit of external funding sources, and the promotion of research, scholarly, and creative activities.

 RCAP support targets all disciplines, and is adminstered through two project categories: 

Category I

Category I funds are considered "seed" monies to enhance the competitiveness of a subsequent submission of a new or renewal proposal for external funding.  Awardees are required to submit a proposal for extramural funding as a result of RCAP support.  

Awards are granted up to $16,000. 

Category II

Category II funds support the general development, expansion, or enhancement of faculty research and scholarly activity, and/or the creative and performing arts. Awardees are not required to submit a proposal for extramural funding as a result of RCAP support.  

Awards are granted up to $8,000.

 

 

For questions or further information, contact internal.grants@wku.edu

 

Applying to RCAP

The next RCAP application deadline is anticipated for February 2020. 
More information will be released in November 2019.

 

Sample RCAP Forms

Sample Application Guidelines

Sample Application FAQs

Sample Award Contract

Sample Final Report Form

 

RCAP Review Committee

WKU faculty volunteer to serve on the application review committee each year.  If you are interested in becoming a RCAP reviewer, please email internal.grants@wku.edu.

 


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 Last Modified 8/13/19