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Faculty Funding Opportunities

Listed below are various sources of funding available from A&S to support faculty research, curricular innovation, co-curricular engagement with students, and department/program development activities.

Faculty Grants Fund
  • Individual or small group research projects and/or events 
  • Conference travel 
  • Other faculty professional development opportunities 
  • Student hourly wages that are related to a specific research project 

    Faculty Grants FunD

A&S Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Open Inquiry Awards
  • Provide support for faculty efforts which promote open inquiry of diverse experiences and perspectives in existing or new non-COLL courses (up to $300)  
  • Curricular efforts may include but are not limited to, expenses or honoraria related to course guests, professional development opportunities for faculty members, costs of course-related site visits, purchase of course materials. 
  • Recipients can be any full-time faculty teaching an undergraduate or graduate course

    Apply for Open Inquiry Awards

Center for the Liberal Arts
COLL Innovation Grants for Faculty

The Charles Center
  • Mini-grants for co-curricular activities with students in non-COLL courses (up to $500)
  • Guest lectures in non-COLL courses (up to $1,000)
  • May Seminars - designed to support faculty collaboration around specific curriculum development or teaching improvement objectives.

    Charles Center Funding

A&S Dean's Office
Work with your Chair or Program Director to contact your Vice Dean for possible funding for:
  • Department/Program development initiatives not listed above
  • Speakers, guests, or other event-based funding not supported by options above