Eligible Disciplines

Disciplines Eligible for the 2017-18 Board of Regents Grant Programs includes:

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


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

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Engineering B (Industrial, Materials, Mechanical)
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences
  • Targeted Workforce
  • Multidisciplinary proposals – one discipline eligible in the funding cycle must be the root discipline and indicated on the cover page.

Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars (ATLAS):

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Subdisciplines

BoR/SREB Doctoral Support Initiative

  • All disciplines are eligible, but preference is given to STEM

Endowed Chairs for Eminent Scholars

  • All disciplines are eligible

Endowed Professorships

  • All disciplines are eligible

Endowed Superior Graduate Student Scholarships

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