DFW Research Data Center Grant - 2023

Award Info:

  • The maximum allowable budget is $10,000.
  • The duration of the Research Data Center Grant award is 12 months.
  • Selected proposals will be awarded pending the approval of the appropriate federal agency owning the RDC data.


Please see the program page for full application details and requirements. The UT Dallas Research Data Center (RDC) Grant is an internal funding mechanism designed to encourage the development of proposals to conduct research in the DFW-RDC that have a strong likelihood of leading to external funding.

UT Dallas is a consortium member of the DFW Federal Statistical Research Data Center. Federal Statistical RDC’s provide access for approved researchers and projects to use selected non-public government and other data under secure conditions.

PIs who accept a UT Dallas Research Data Center Grant commit to the pursuit of external funding within 12 to 18 months of receiving the Research Data Center Grant funding. Activities that are not eligible for support through this mechanism include consulting, dissertation completion, research/analysis pertaining to the operation of UT Dallas, and curriculum development. Graduate students working with the PI on related dissertation research are permitted.