INTERNAL GRANTS: FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Research and Sponsored Programs facilitates the application and award processes for internal Faculty Improvement Grants including:

Note: The new research application combines the long-term and research grant applications into one and defines research broadly. (Faculty Senate minutes from 9/20/11)

SHORT-TERM FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Deadlines:
Round 1: October 15, 2014 by 4:30 p.m.
Round 2: March 16, 2015 by 4:30 p.m.


Spending Timeline
Short-term grants are generally spent during the current fiscal year which ends June 30. In the spring application round, you may apply for workshops scheduled in spring, summer or early fall. An extension must be requested in order to spend beyond this date; contact Office of Research and Sponsored Programs after the award date for more information.

Please note if travel occurs close to 60 days prior to the internal grant approval (committee recommendation, Faculty Senate approval and Provost approval), your travel award will most likely be considered taxable income and federal, state, FICA and Medicare taxes would be deducted. Feel free to contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for more information.

Supported Activities
Short-term grant awards support the following expenses related to non-credit workshops or training programs 1 to 14 days in length.

  • Registration fees
  • Travel
  • Per Diem

Short-term grant awards do not support attendance at annual meetings or professional conferences. The Faculty Association requires that expenses be documented in all grant applications: include quotes from travel agents and program brochures stating all costs.

Maximum amount awardable is $3,000 per application. To apply:

Final Report: Please prepare and submit a final report to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs within two months of completing your short-term grant.

For more information, please contact a member of the Professional Development Committee (Committees - Standing Committees).

AWARDS

FY - 2015 FY - 2014 FY - 2013
FY - 2012 FY - 2011 FY - 2010
FY - 2009 FY - 2008 FY - 2007
FY - 2006 FY - 2005 FY - 2004
FY - 2003 FY - 2002 FY - 2001

 

RESEARCH FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Deadline:
September 30, 2014

NOTE: Applicant Criteria states "No more than one application per individual can be submitted or funded during any application round." Standard practice has been only one round of applications per year. The intent of the committee was that an individual could be funded only one time per fiscal year. (Approved by Faculty Senate November 20, 2012)

Spending Timeline
Research grants are generally spent during the current fiscal year which ends June 30.

Please note if travel occurs close to 60 days prior to the internal grant approval (committee recommendation, Faculty Senate approval and Provost approval), your travel award will most likely be considered taxable income and federal, state, FICA and Medicare taxes would be deducted. Feel free to contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for more information.

Supported Activities
A faculty research grant funds scholarly activity greater than 14 days in length.

  • Research is broadly defined as creative achievement and/or the scholarly pursuit of knowledge using recognized procedures in the applicant's discipline/area of study.
  • Funds available under this proposal are to be utilized for the execution of well-conceived scholarly plans, not for the development of a well-conceived scholarly plan.

Maximum amount awardable is $10,000 per application. To apply:

Final Report: Please prepare and submit a final report to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs within 30 days of completing your research grant. A copy of the report will be send to the Chair of the Faculty Research Grants Committee.

For more information, please contact a member of the Faculty Research Grants Committee (Committees - Standing Committees).

AWARDS

FY - 2015 FY - 2014 FY - 2013
FY - 2012 FY - 2011 FY - 2010
FY - 2009 FY - 2008 FY - 2007
FY - 2006 FY - 2005 FY - 2004
FY - 2003 FY - 2002 FY - 2001

 

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