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All Full-time Faculty

Minigrants, entitlement funds, conference travel, and top-off grants and funds are available to all full-time faculty.


All full-time faculty not in their terminal year are eligible to apply for research support of up to $4000 in a given year, limited to $24,000 over a 7-year period.  When convincing justification is provided and funds are available larger grants of up to $8,000 are available for research projects that require two years to complete. For more information and to apply, see the guidelines.

Conference Travel

Through the Conference Travel Grants, faculty may receive up to $3,200 over a two-year period travel to conferences  There are maximum limits for air fare, ground transportation, hotel rates and per diem expenses. See the full Faculty Travel Fund Policy in the application form for more details. 

Top-Off Funds

Tenured, tenure-line, and off-ladder faculty in the Professors of Professional Practice series are eligible for (Top-Off) funds to bridge the gap between external fellowships stipends and the salary that would have been earned. To maintain eligibility for this award, faculty must notify the Institutional Support Office and obtain the approval of the Provost prior to submission of the application for the fellowship.