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USF Research & Innovation, in collaboration with our ResearchOne sponsors, offers the opportunity to apply for limited funding from $100 to $1,000 for research-related events held virtually, or at a USF venue. Note: You may apply for an event to be held off-campus and it will be considered on a case-by-case basis. However, on-campus and virtual events will be given priority. Faculty and department staff are eligible to apply for ResearchOne funding. Students are not eligible.

Closed until July 1, 2024

Thank you for your interest in ResearchOne funding. This year, USF Research & Innovation awarded the greatest number of applications in ResearchOne history and have reached our maximum budgeted amount for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. Please return on July 1 to apply for ResearchOne funding for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.

Apply for funding by completing both parts 1 and 2 of the ONLINE APPLICATION at least 60 days prior to the date of your event. Funding is limited, so apply early. (If you are not applying for funding and just want your event posted on social media, complete only Part 1.)

Be sure to indicate how your event is research-related. List the names of invited speakers, if applicable.  Also specify how students will be involved. Event must be open to all USF students at no charge to them.

Reimbursement documentation, including receipts, agenda, list of attendees, and marketing materials, should be forwarded to judidorn@usf.edu within 30 days following your event. 

Submitting an application does not guarantee funding.

Eligible Events

To be considered a ResearchOne event, your event must be research-related.
ResearchOne eligible events include the following, and could be held in-person or virtually, as applicable:

  • Speakers
  • Exhibitions
  • Oral or poster presentations
  • Seminars
  • Symposia
  • Conferences held at USF or in Tampa Bay area
  • Workshops

Instructional activities and regular faculty or departmental meetings would not be considered ResearchOne events.

Eligible Expenses

ResearchOne funding may be used for event expenses such as:

  • Video Production
  • Online Livestream Platform
  • Printing
  • Speaker honoraria and travel
  • Supplies
  • Advertising
  • Poster board rental

Funding may NOT be used for food and beverage, cash awards, award plaques, or giveaways.

Marketing & Branding

Your event will be posted on USF Research Facebook, X, LinkedIn and/or Instagram, as applicable. Submit your event for posting on social media by completing Part 1 of the ONLINE APPLICATION or emailing your event flyer to judidorn@usf.edu.

You may also send photos, press releases, and other event information for posting to social media either before or after your event.

Brand your event as a ResearchOne event by including the ResearchOne logo on your social media, website, event posters, invitations, announcements, emails, banners, signs, displays, etc. You must include the logo on all digital and printed materials when funded. However, you may use the ResearchOne branding even if not funded. Download ResearchOne logos below.

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         1-color green logo (JPG format)                         1-color black logo (JPG format)

For questions contact Judi Dorn in USF Research & Innovation at judidorn@usf.edu or 974‑5122