Fast Track Grants

The FY2018 Winter Fast Track cycle is now open


These small scale grants of up to $2,500 support work requiring limited funding or provide seed money for larger initiatives. Funding is available to early-stage investigators from units with limited research funding support.    

    How to Apply

    Submit materials through the online application system accessible via the "Apply" link on this webpage, and provide all elements described in the Fast Track Grant Request for Proposals (RFP).

    Proposal Documents

    Proposals accepted on a rolling basis. Look here for updates indicating when funds for the semester have been fully committed.

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    Recent Awards

    MI-Environment: Heat Stress Vulnerability Manuscript Preparation
    Patricia Koman - School of Public Health, College of Engineering
    Marie O'Neill - School of Public Health
    Legal Institutions and the Planning Process: Conflicts between the Right to Adequate Housing and to a Sustainable Environment in São Paulo's Informal Settlements
    Ana Paula Pimentel Walker - Taubman College of Architecture + Planning
    María Arquero de Alarcón - Taubman College of Architecture + Planning
    Climate Changes Health: Ensuring Environmental Justice Underlies Public Health’s Climate Change Work – Translation to Action
    Natalie Sampson - University of Michigan-Dearborn, College of Education, Health & Human Services
    Carmel Price - University of Michigan-Dearborn, College of Arts, Sciences, & Letters
    Adrienne Hollis - WE ACT for Environmental Justice
    Megan Latshaw - Johns Hopkins University
    Fatemeh Shafiei - Spelman College
    Melissa Varga, Jessica Thomas - Union of Concerned Scientists
    Garry Harris - Center for Sustainable Communities
    Samantha Shattuck - National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Youth Perspectives on Climate Change Work Group
    Vernice Miller-Travis - Environmental Justice and Equitable Development Community Planning and Revitalization Group
    Na'Taki Osborne Jelks - Agnes Scott College
    Learn more on the team's catalyst grant webpage.