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Research at AU

Known as a college-centered research university, AU values scholar-teachers who are fully engaged both in research and in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

American University, a Carnegie-classified research university, is deeply committed to creating knowledge, including creative and professional activity, in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the professions. We strongly support research by our students and faculty.

Funding Opportunities

Click below to learn more about our research funding opportunities for faculty and graduate students.

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Grant Writing Support: Resources and Consultants

The Office of the Provost provides access to grant-writing support consultants for all tenured, tenure-earning and term faculty members who are writing applications for external research funding. 

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2015-16 Faculty Research Support Grant Award

Congratulations to the faculty who have received funding to pursue their valuable research projects.

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