Presidents Fund for Faculty Excellence

Application Deadline: To be determined

The President's Fund for Faculty Excellence will serve to enable research and scholarship that has the potential to sustain the highest and most rewarding level of inquiry. The overall goals of this program are to stimulate innovative and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Application Materials

Revised guidelines and application forms for the President's Fund for Faculty Excellence may be found below. 

President's Fund for Faculty Excellence: Junior Faculty

Priority in allocating funds from this pool will be given to applications from faculty members who have tenure track positions. However, contract faculty who currently hold full-time appointments and who have held such for at least 2 but no more than 8 prior years are also eligible to apply and receive awards.

President's Fund for Faculty Excellence: Senior Faculty

Priority in allocating funds from this pool will be given to applications from faculty members who have tenure appointments. However, contract faculty who currently hold full-time appointments and who have held such for at least 9 years are also eligible to apply and receive awards.

Significant changes include:

  1. Project funds may be used while one is on sabbatical or, in the case of contract faculty, while on professional development release.
  2. Course releases are not eligible expenses.

Reminder:

  1. Once you have received a grant, you are restricted from reapplying to the fund until three (3) years from the end of the grant.

Reporting Requirements - Current Grants

Annual Progress Reports are required until completion of the project. Upon completion, a final project report, with documentation related to the project's 'final product', must be submitted to the Office of Sponsored Programs.


Recent Awards