DST Launch Seed Grant Opportunity

Funding Agency:
Duke University

These funds are directed toward supporting nascent collaborative, interdisciplinary projects, with a preference for projects that advance science and technology. The goals of this program are to enable faculty from multiple disciplines to initiate high-impact projects that could lead to additional external funding.

Deadline: May 31, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At least two Duke Co-PIs with primary faculty appointments in different schools (or divisions within Trinity). Collaborations that involve science are strongly encouraged.



Amount Description

Budget submissions should be in line with the project's scope. Budgets may request up to $100,000 with an award term of one year.

Please note: This is an internal award that will not require an SPS record; No overhead should be included in the budget.

Funding Type





Arts & Humanities
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

May 31, 2023