ZU Research

ZU Funding Opportunities

Zayed University actively supports research by funding competitive research grants.
ZU Research Fellowships also allow faculty to be released from teaching commitments in order to conduct research.

Start-Up Grants for New Faculty assist faculty within their first year of contract with ZU to continue previous research or to seed new research work... More

Research Incentive Fund (RIF) Awards are competitive research grants made available each year to university faculty, to enhance the research culture at Zayed University... More

Provost's Research Fellowship Awards enable faculty  to complete major research or scholarly/creative projects that will result in important scholarly contributions... More

Research Clusters aim to develop and showcase the existing expertise within the university, ultimately leading to stand alone research centers of excellence possibly in collaboration with the private and government sectors... More

Other internal funding opportunities, which are co-administrated by other ZU departments and unites.

The Office of Research also supports faculty to apply for a wide range of external research grants.