Funding for Faculty

The Regional Institute on Aging provides various funding opportunities, primarily as internal grants for WSU faculty. The primary purpose of this funding is to assist faculty members in their scholarly and/or creative activities and to foster the generation and application of scholarly work aimed at improving the quality of life of older adults. Details of current calls for proposals can be found below. General inquiries and open requests for funding can be made by contacting the current director: Professor Carryl Baldwin via email at

Spring 2023 Call for Research or Activity Proposals:

Age-related research

The RIA is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for students or faculty with research or activity proposals that focus on improving inclusivity and accessibility for older adults. Please click the link below for detailed instructions.

Current Request for Proposals

Funding for Students

Note: Graduate students can apply for each of the above funding opportunities.

Graduate students seeking funding to complete or add an age-related component to their current research projects are encouraged to contact the current RIA Director: Professor Carryl Baldwin via email at