INTERNAL GRANTS: FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Funding for faculty improvement grants is provided through the IFO/MnSCU Master Agreement (Article 19). IFO committees are responsible for the guidelines and proposal review processes for:

 

SHORT-TERM FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Deadlines:
Round 1: October 15, 2015 by 4:30 p.m.
Round 2: March 15, 2016 by 4:30 p.m.

  • 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
  • Short-term grant funds are available during the current fiscal year ending June 30

Short-term grants apply to non-credit workshops or training programs 1 to 14 days in length and support registration fees, travel and per diem expenses. Grant awards do not support attendance at annual meetings or professional conferences.

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

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

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

Recent awards

 

RESEARCH FACULTY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Deadline:
Round 1: October 2, 2015 by 4:30 p.m.
Round 2: February 4, 2016 by 4:30 p.m.

  • 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
  • Research grant funds are available during the current fiscal year ending June 30
  • No more than one application per individual can be submitted or funded during any application round. Furthermore, an individual may be funded only one time per fiscal year.

Faculty research grants fund research, creative and scholarly activity whose duration is greater than 14 days.

  • 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 scholarly plan.

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

Final Report: Please submit a final report to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs AND the Office of the Provost within two months after completing the activities associated with the research grant.

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

Recent awards