Data Set Grant Program

The River Campus Libraries offers grants to current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Arts, Sciences & Engineering, Warner School of Education and Simon Business School to support unique, out-of-reach data needs for their independent studies.  

Application Instructions

All applications must be completed and submitted to the River Campus Libraries Data Grant Review Board for evaluation. Data grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed up until the deadlines for each semester listed below:

Fall 2022 final deadline: September 16, 2022     
Spring 2023 final deadline: February 3, 2023

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as they identify the data set needs for their research. For instance, students who plan to use the data for the spring semester can and are encouraged to submit their applications as early as October, before the spring semester starts.

The grant amount: Up to $2000 (per individual or a research team)

Application Form




Grant Recipients’ research and stories



Data Granted (2019-2020)

Tower Talk featured story 


2020 DataSet

Data Granted (2020-2021)

Tower Talk Featured Story



 See all Grant Recipients’ Research Presentations in UR Research.