The Aspire Program




Ball State University's Aspire Internal Grant Program provides funding to faculty, professional personnel, and students to support projects in the areas of research, scholarly studies, and creative endeavors. Aspire awards advance the goal of ultimately seeking sponsorship from external funding agencies.

Funds awarded through the Aspire competitions are open to faculty and professional personnel and students.

Upcoming deadlines can be viewed in the Aspire Competition Deadline Calendar (PDF).

View a four-minute video describing SPA's Aspire Internal Grant Program.

All Applications must be submitted via the online Submittable portal.