The Bucknell-Geisinger Research Initiative aims to foster collaboration between the region's health-care and higher education leaders to advance health-care delivery, education and research at the local, regional and national levels. The combination of Bucknell's nationally recognized educational programs and faculty with Geisinger’s field-leading health-care delivery programs and staff is a distinct opportunity for the institutions to pursue a joint collaborative mission of improving patient care and advancing related research. The Bucknell-Geisinger Research Initiative (BGRI) propels that mission by providing resources in support of collaborative research projects and initiatives across a spectrum of disciplines and organizational interests.
Support is available at the following levels:
Stage 1 — Collaborative pilot projects requiring less than one year of support: Up to $20,000
Stage 2 — Substantive collaborative projects lasting up to two years: Up to $100,000
Request for Proposals
To apply for project funding through the BGRI, Bucknell faculty and staff and Geisinger clinicians, researchers and staff should submit a proposal as well as a proposed project budget. Full details, including deadlines, are provided in the request for proposal below. Applicants must submit using the request for proposal and budget forms provided below.
Proposals due: March 18, 2022
Funding decisions announced: May 2022
Standard project start date: June 1, 2022