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Internal Grants and Awards

Research Funding: Seed Grants and Creative Awards (PDF)

The purpose of this program is to provide financial support to faculty to initiate research, creative and scholarly activity. These awards are not Study Leaves, and as such are not awarded with time-off to conduct the proposed research.

Guidelines for Seed Grants and Creative Awards are currently being revised. No proposals are being accepted at this time.

Study Leave for Tenured Faculty

The purpose of this program is to provide paid temporary leave for the support of advancing scholarly research, teaching, and/or creative activity, including development of innovative teaching approaches and methods.

Applications are now being accepted. We are sorry about the delay caused by a recent hacking incident.

Summer Research Funding for Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty

The purpose of this program is to provide support for tenure-track and tenured faculty to engage in scholarly activity during the summer months.

Applications are now being accepted. We are sorry about the delay caused by a recent hacking incident.