Faculty-driven and directed, EESI centers are leaders in interdisciplinary, collaborative and innovative research in the ever-changing environmental sciences. Researchers involved with the centers are engaged in understanding the earth system, how it affects people and how people affect it.

EESI supports interdisciplinary research and teaching through several funding programs for both faculty members and graduate students. These annual funds are awarded on a competitive basis.

A variety of competitive awards are available annually to faculty within the College.

  • Wilson Awards - due Feb. 15
  • George H. Deike, Jr. Research Grants - due Feb. 15
  • Miller Faculty Fellowship - due Feb. 15

For information about these words, visit EMS Faculty Excellence Awards and Grants.

The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) maintains a database of currently open requests for proposals. The database is searchable by keyword, designated research theme, funding agency, or due date. IEE also maintains a list of recent funding announcements.