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There are many opportunities for Tufts faculty to receive funding for the support of interdisciplinary and environmental research, projects, and initiatives. Below you can discover how TIE supports Tufts faculty to:

  • pursue innovative research inquiries,
  • promote environmental education, and
  • make critical connections across disciplines.

Venture Grants

Committed to a diversity of disciplines, fields, and methods in accordance with TIE's mission of fostering interdisciplinary, environmental education, the TIE Venture Grant is available for faculty teams to cultivate new programs for research and education on environmental topics or issues. LEARN MORE about how we can help promote your newest initiatives and collaborations with other members of the Tufts community!

Research Fellowships

TIE's Environmental Research Fellowship is offered to graduate students under the advisement of two, Tufts faculty members from different schools or departments. This is an opportunity for Tufts faculty to connect and collaborate with other faculty outside their home department whilst supporting students pursing interdisciplinary, environmental research. LEARN MORE about how you can engage with other faculty members and support student scholarship!

Travel Grants

Offered periodically throughout the academic year, TIE Travel Grants help connect members of the Tufts community to events and opportunities which allow them to pursue environmental research questions, contribute to their discipline, and engage with other members inside or outside of their field. TIE Travel Grants help to offset travel costs related to attending or presenting at environmental events or conducting data collection. LEARN MORE about how you can earn funding!

Event Sponsorship

In addition to our own TIE programs and events, TIE co-sponsors a variety of interdisciplinary, environmental events and initiatives led by our collaborators and partners throughout the academic year. By supporting the wider Tufts community, TIE works to foster conversations about environmental issues and innovation amongst Tufts' community. LEARN MORE about how your next event or program can earn TIE support and funding!