Funding Opportunities

TRI offers the following funding opportunities:

CTSA Inter-Institutional Pilot Awards (Western States Consortium Awards)

The goal of the Inter-Institutional Pilot Award Program is to promote inter‐institutional collaboration across the CTSA consortium by funding innovative, translational research projects that involve two or more of the participating institutions in the Western States Consortium. RFAs are released on an intermittently. The researchers from each participating institution in an awarded project will receive up to $25,000 to support their work.  Click here for more information about the Inter-Institutional Pilot Award Program.

TRI Pilot Awards

The goal of TRI’s Pilot Award Program is to provides seed funds for feasibility testing and generation of preliminary data to support future research efforts that will make a measurable positive impact on health issues facing Arkansas and Arkansans. Click here for more information about the TRI Pilot Award Program.

Multidisciplinary Team Science Awards

The goal of the Multidisciplinary Team Science Awards Program is to expand the use of technology to improve health outcomes in rural and underrepresented populations, putting a special emphasis on research involving telehealth and mobile health (mHealth) innovations. This is an annual RFA with the inaugural announcement planned for 2019. Please check back on this page or our TRI Newsroom page for updates and further information.

Team Science Vouchers

The goal of the Team science Voucher Program i to jumpstart new interdisciplinary research teams at UAMS. The Vouchers target early-stage collaborations between investigators exploring innovative research ideas. The Vouchers are designed to be an open opportunity with the inaugural launch of the program scheduled for 2019. Please check back on this page or our TRI Newsroom page for updates and further information.