Eligible Disciplines

Disciplines Eligible for the 2020-21 Board of Regents Grant Programs includes:

Research and Development (RCS) and Industrial Ties (ITRS) Programs:


    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Computer/Information Sciences
    • Earth and Environmental Sciences
    • Engineering B (Industrial, Materials, Mechanical)
    • Health and Medical Sciences


    • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
    • Life Sciences and Bioengineering
    • Digital Media and Enterprise Software
    • Coastal and Water Management
    • Clean Technology and Energy

Departmental Enhancement:  (Click here to see discipline rotations in current and future years)

    • Arts
    • Business
    • Chemistry
    • Computer and Information Sciences
    • Earth and Environmental Sciences
    • Education
    • Engineering A (Chemical, Civil, Electrical)
    • Mathematics
    • Targeted Workforce
    • Multidisciplinary proposals – one discipline eligible in the funding cycle must be the root discipline

Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (ATLAS):

    • Arts
    • Humanities
    • Social Sciences and subdisciplines

BoR/SREB Doctoral Support Initiative

    • All disciplines are eligible

Endowed Chairs for Eminent Scholars

    • All disciplines are eligible

Endowed Professorships

    • All disciplines are eligible; non-competitive endowment application does not require proposal.

Endowed Superior Graduate Student Scholarships

    • All disciplines are eligible; preference is given to degrees with target Louisiana’s workforce needs