Research Initiatives for Science and Engineering (RISE)

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research annually sponsors the Research Initiatives in Science & Engineering (RISE) funding competition, which awards seed monies to initiate groundbreaking, innovative, and high-risk research collaborations that potentially trigger novel scientific paradigms. All full-time faculty-level researchers within the scientific and engineering disciplines are eligible to apply for this prestigious opportunity.

For Applicants - Information on the RISE application process, how to apply, and required documents

Past Recipients

Frequently Asked Questions - For applicants and awardees


Contact Information

Phone: 212-854-7836
Office: 409A Low Memorial Library