Upcoming Faculty Development Grant Deadlines


 Please note that applicants must be up to date with final reports from prior completed grants to be considered for new funding.

Research Grant

Deadline: Friday, Feb.1 by 4:00 p.m.
About: Research grants for scholarship are intended to support the scholarly work of all full-time, returning faculty as they advance their professional careers. Funds can be used for course release, for expenses to travel to research sites, attend a conference or workshop, and/or purchase sup­plies.
Supports activity during: Summer (after July 1) or following academic year.
Available to: Pre-tenure and tenured faculty. Clinical faculty may apply, in consultation with their department chair or dean.
Award: There are three levels of support for scholarship.
Application forms and instructions: http://www.stthomas.edu/fdc/internalgrants/researchgrants/

Partnership-In-Learning Grant

Deadline: Friday, Feb. 15 by 4:00 p.m.
About: This grant complements the Young Scholars and Collaborative Inquiry op­portunities offered through the Grants and Research Office. The Partnership-in-Learning grant is intended to allow a faculty member to make progress on his/her scholarly or pedagogical agenda while providing a meaningful educational opportunity for the student partner.
Available to: Experienced, well-qualified students for work with faculty on either teaching or research projects (e.g., as research assistants, lab assistants, or discussion leaders). Applicants can apply for single-semester projects or projects that span two consecutive semesters.
Supports activity during: Spring of current academic year.
Award: The grant awards funding to students for one or two semesters; graduate student compensa­tion can be negotiated.  Additional funds may be available for expenses related directly to the project work.
Application forms and instructions: http://www.stthomas.edu/fdc/internalgrants/partnership-in-learninggrant/

Faculty Partnerships

Deadline: Friday, Feb. 15 by 4:00 p.m.
About: Faculty Partnerships are intended specifically to help faculty increase their knowledge of areas outside their own disciplines, or outside their specialty within a discipline. The intent of the grant is to encourage individual exploration by faculty in ways that will have a significant impact on their personal pro­fessional development in teaching or research.
Supports activity during: Spring of current academic year.
Available to: All continuing full-time faculty.
Award: The award for a Faculty Partnership is a stipend for each partner and funding for books or related expenses. Teams of more than two people may apply for partnerships, but each partner must demonstrate in their application how the collaboration impacts their personal professional development.

Application forms and instructions: http://www.stthomas.edu/fdc/internalgrants/facultypartnershipgrant/

Teaching Enhancement Grant

Deadline:  Friday, Mar. 1 by 4:00 p.m.
About: The TEG supports faculty who propose to improve their teaching by introducing new methods, ideas or strategies. The grant supports activities such as researching new pedagogies for the purpose of adaptation in courses taught, observing or consulting with other faculty who use an innovative approach to teaching, attending conferences or workshops focused on teaching to learn about new pedagogies you might adapt for your course, developing activities for a previously taught course based on a new pedagogical approach, and developing tools to assess improvement in teaching and learning.
Supports activity during: Summer (after July 1) or following academic year.
Available to: All continuing full-time faculty or teams of faculty.
Award: The grant may be used for stipends and related expenses.
Application forms and instructions: http://www.stthomas.edu/fdc/internalgrants/teachingenhancementgrant/


For a complete list of Faculty Development grants visit www.stthomas.edu/fdc/internalgrants/

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