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St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University

SAIGO ENDOWMENT FOR FACULTY AND STAFF EXCELLENCE FUND

Roy & Barbara SaigoDr. Roy H. Saigo was President of St. Cloud State University July 2000 until his retirement in June 2007. Dr. Barbara Woodworth Saigo is an accomplished scientist and educator. The Saigos established the Saigo Endowment for Faculty and Staff Excellence Fund in 2007 out of a desire to help support faculty and staff in their ongoing professional development. The purpose of the fund is to encourage and assist faculty and staff with scholarly activities including professional presentations, performances and exhibitions; research and creative endeavors; and publications. All full-time permanent or temporary faculty and staff at St. Cloud State University are eligible to apply. Fund History

Deadline:
Round 1: Dates To Be Determined

  • By the deadline date and time, electronic submission to osp@stcloudstate.edu is preferred or one original can be delivered to AS 210
  • Applications must be fully signed
  • Expenses must have been incurred between January 1 - December 31, 2015
  • Expenses cannot have been reimbursed from any other source or claimed as a deduction on your federal tax return

Review Committee
The Review Committee for grant applications will be comprised of one representative from Human Resources, one representative from Research and Sponsored Programs and the designated Research Directors from the Herberger Business School, College of Liberal Arts, School of Public Affairs, School of Education, College of Science and Engineering, School of Health and Human Services, Learning Resources Services and Student Life and Development.

PRESENTER TRAVEL GRANTS

Funds support those who, on behalf of and under the name of SCSU, present their research or other scholarly papers at professional meetings and/or in panel discussions, conduct concerts, perform in recitals, perform in operas and theater, supervise recordings of their own works for recording sessions, present their own works of art at exhibitions or in other ways present creative or scholarly efforts. Preference will be given to invited presentations and performances such as keynote speakers, featured artists, etc. The maximum award is $300.

Final Report: Please prepare and submit a one page Report Summary to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs along with your expense reimbursement forms. Project final reports will be shared with the Saigos.

PROJECT MINI-GRANTS

The intention of Project Mini-Grant funds is to assist full-time permanent or temporary faculty and staff. Full-time status must be applicable both at the time of application and at the time of grant activity. These funds support expenses that are critical and necessary for completion of a specific research, scholarly, creative or artistic project. Applicable expenses might include: travel to a collection or other research-related site, photocopying or printing costs, transcription or data entry costs, data analysis and art supplies or materials. The maximum award is $150.

Final Report: Please prepare and submit a one page Report Summary to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs along with your expense reimbursement forms. Project final reports will be shared with the Saigos.

PUBLICATION GRANTS

The intention of Publication Grant funds is to assist full-time permanent or temporary faculty and staff. Full-time status must be applicable both at the time of application and at the time of grant activity. Expenses supported for articles published in a refereed, professional publication include submission fees and page costs charged by the publication or organization. Costs for reprints of the article may also be requested, not to exceed $150. The maximum award is $300.

Final Report: Please prepare and submit a one page Report Summary to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs along with your expense reimbursement forms. Project final reports will be shared with the Saigos.

FY16 Saigo Fund Awards

Younsook Anna Yeo, Department of Social Work, project entitled “Differential Effects of Social Networks on Mammography Use by Poverty Status” was awarded $300.00
Susantha Herath, Department of Information Systems, project entitled “The Economy of Healthcare: Disparity of Insured/Uninsured Profiles among European Immigrants in the United States” was awarded $223.65
Sarah Smits-Bandstra, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, project entitled “Self-Help groups enhance student learning in fluency disorders courses” was awarded $300.00
Eddah Mutua, Department of Communication Studies, project entitled “From Kenya to St. Cloud, Minnesota: Community Building through Service-Learning and Technology” was awarded $300.00

 

FY15 Saigo Fund Awards

Godfrey Leung, Department of Art, project entitled “The Acoustemology of the Closet” was awarded $300.00
Gareth John, Department of Geography and Planning, project entitled “Landscapes of Triumphalism and Reconciliation: Materially Re-inscribing Indian-Settler Relations Since the Dakota-US War of 1862” was awarded $250.00
Nimantha Manamperi, Department of Economics, project entitled “Do BRC Countries Respond to Global Financial Stress in their Monetary Policy Setting? A Time Varying Policy Analysis” was awarded $126.00

 

FY14 Saigo Fund Awards

Leeann Jorgensen, Department of Counseling and Community Psychology, project entitled “North Central Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisorst” was awarded $300.00
Scott Miller, Department of Music, project entitled “Detente for AMI, CARI, TAPI, and Kyma” was awarded $300.00