University Funding

Grants for Research

If you are looking for general information on internal funding, start at the University's Office of Research and Engagement.  The list below focuses on internal opportunities that may be of particular interest and use to faculty in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
• Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant (FRG/HEG)
          FY 2014 deadlines: October 4, 2013 and March 7, 2014
• Public Service Endowment Grant
         FY 2014 deadline: has not yet been set for 2014
• Book Publication Subvention Program
        FY 2014 deadline:  January 15, 2014
• Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Awards
       Available by departmental or self-nomination.
       Nominees due to corresponding Academic Dean's Office by December 6, 2013.
       Dean's Nominations due to the Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement by January 10, 2014

Grants for Teaching

A range of grant opportunities to improve teaching are available through the University's Center for Teaching and Faculty Development. These grants are awarded to individual faculty members as well as groups to support professional development, provide mentoring, enhance the use of technology in teaching, and strengthen writing skills.

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers (contingent on funding) small grants for instructional improvement, typically ranging from $500 to $1500, for SBS faculty who wish to pursue opportunities to increase their effectiveness as instructors. The ultimate goal of the program is to improve the quality of teaching within the College.