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Faculty Research Grants Call for Proposals 

The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences offers a variety of funding opportunities intended to aid tenured, tenure-track, and collegiate faculty with research activities and creative work. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2020.

Dean’s Faculty Fellowships and Niles Research Grants support a range of research expenses, including purchase of equipment, research assistance, research trips, publication costs, release time from teaching, and summer research salary ($5,000 maximum for Niles Grants; $10,000 maximum for Dean’s Faculty Fellowships).

Incentive Grants support faculty research that leads to new proposals for external grants, with particular emphasis on funding release time from teaching, graduate research assistants, and mentoring ($10,000 maximum for Incentive Grants).

More information about the grants and the application form are available from this link:

Reports on Faculty Research Grants

Faculty reporting results from a college research grant may use the form linked here and below to submit results, or may email them to Tom Ewing (