• Quality of project and significance in its field;• Likelihood of attracting follow-on funding – where appropriate;• Ability of applicant to carry out work; and• Feasibility of completion of the project within the funding period.
Priority will be given to faculty members who have not previously received SURFF/SFF funding. Reviewers will take into account the rankings and justifications provided by department chairs.
As established by the Faculty Senate, total SURFF funding will be allocated as follows:
• 50% – College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences• 20% – College of Engineering & Information Technology• 20% – College of Natural & Mathematical Sciences• 10% – Discretionary (e.g., Erickson School of Aging, School of Social Work, Centers)