2019 Pitt Seed Project Letters of Intent Due Feb. 8

Now in its second year, the Pitt Seed Project initiative offers the Pitt community an opportunity to directly and actively contribute to the University’s strategic transformation.

In 2018 — the initiative’s inaugural year — the Office of the Chancellor awarded funding to 23 project proposals.

More about the Pitt Seed Project initiatives

Pitt Seed Projects are well-defined actions that will play an instrumental role in transforming the University of Pittsburgh. Proposals must support one or more of the six goals outlined in the The Plan for Pitt, and chosen applicants can receive up to $50,000 to advance their project.

Proposed projects can focus on a range of activities including research ideas, academic programs, enhancing the student experience, process improvement, diversity, community and industry partnership development, outreach, methods of teaching and learning, workshops and lectures.


Anyone who is interested in applying for Pitt Seed Project funding is required to submit a letter of intent by Friday, Feb. 8, at noon.

The application period will open after Feb. 8, with all application materials due Friday, March 8, at noon.

Download the PDF or visit the Pitt Seed Project webpage for additional details about this opportunity, including information on eligibility and the selection process.