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Sponsored Programs - Internal Funding (RCAP)

Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP)




FY17 (17-80XX) awards will use index 227001. All other active RCAP awards will continue to use index 222100.

Next round of RCAP funding: Spring 2017
     Deadlines for this funding cycle will be announced in the fall of 2016.


RCAP Program Information:

RCAP Program Overview 

Frequently Asked Questions

2016-17 RCAP Review Committee Members


Sample Forms:

Sample 2016 RCAP Guidelines and Application

Sample RCAP Award Contract

Sample RCAP Final Report Form


 Administering an RCAP Award:

Guide to Spending RCAP Funds FY14-FY16 (i.e. 14-80XX, 15-80XX, & 16-80XX)

Guide to Spending RCAP Funds FY17 (i.e. 17-80XX)

RCAP EPAF Approvers - Please use this guide when completing EPAFs for RCAP projects

RCAP Student Employment Form - Students must be approved by Sponsored Programs before Student Financial Assistance approval

RCAP Administrator Listserv - Administrative Support Personnel can sign-up to receive important RCAP notifications


 RCAP Recipients from Prior Competitions:

2016 RCAP Award Recipient & Project Titles

2015 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2014 Off-Cycle RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2013 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2013 iRCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2012 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2011 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

***Browse results of prior RCAP successes on WKU's TopScholar*** 
(Search by RCAP recipient's name)

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