Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Mission Statement

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Lehman College is committed to cultivating an atmosphere of research and creative exploration that facilitates and supports Lehman faculty, staff, and students in the pursuit of extramural funding that lends itself to enhancing excellence in teaching, research, and learning that continues to promote community service and engagement in the Bronx and beyond.


Faculty Funding Opportunities

Lehman College George N. Shuster Award

The George N. Shuster Fellowship Fund makes available modest grants to support scholarly work in progress, particularly work nearing completion by full-time members of the Faculty.

For guidelines, Click here

Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5:00pm est

National Science Foundation


The goal of the Sustainability Research Networks (SRN) competition is to bring together multidisciplinary teams of researchers, educators, managers, policymakers and other stakeholders to conduct collaborative research that addresses fundamental chal- lenges in sustainability.  The 2014 SRN competition will fund research networks with a focus on urban sustainability.

More details and guidelines, Click here

Deadline: Tuesday, April 29th at 5:00pm est

The William Stewart Travel Award

The William Stewart Travel Awards provide up to $500 to full time, tenure-track CUNY assistant professors hired in such a position after June 2010. The awards are for presenting, chairing or moderating at a scholarly conference from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. See

Fulbright Specialist Program 2014-2015 is now open - Rolling Deadline

The Fulbright Specialist Program offers grants to promote linkages between U.S. scholars and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. U.S. faculty engage in short-term collaborative two-to six-week projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries. Rolling deadline.

In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to better accommodate the interests and commitments of today’s scholars, the program has introduced several innovations to the 2014-2015 program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.

Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities,

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Events Calendar

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 Lehman Research Blog
Faculty Research Publications
Podcast and Webinars
Undergraduate Research Initiatives
Biology Seminar Series

Contact Info



Shuster Hall, Room 303

8:00am to 6:30pm