Internal grant funds come from two different sources: the Faculty Development Committee (FDC) and the Dean of the College. Please submit questions and proposals to the current FDC Chair, Jennifer McCloud, at email@example.com.
For information and application forms for the Faculty Professional Advancement (FPA) and Professional Productivity (PPF) funds, which are handled through the Dean's office, please contact Susan Rambo, Coordinator of Academic Affairs Operations, Dean's Office (or go to FormFinder--Office of Dean of the College or search on name).
|Cluster and Task Force Funding||October 1|
|Course Materials Development Grant||February 1|
|Curriculum Development Grant||October 1 / February 1|
|Curriculum Development Semester||October 1|
|Faculty Enrichment Grant||October 1 / February 1|
|Faculty Internship Grant||October 1 / February 1|
|Faculty Professional Advancement Grant* (contact Susan Rambo)||September 15 / December 15 / March 15 / May 15|
|Faculty Research Grant||First Monday Following Fall Break / February 1|
|Faculty Research Semester||First Monday following Fall Break|
|Faculty Research Year||October 1|
|Faculty Summer Research Award||First Monday Following Fall Break / February 1|
|Faculty Summer Study Award||October 1 / February 1|
|Roanoke Faculty Scholar Program||First Monday Following Fall Break|
|Starter Grant||First Monday Following Fall Break / February 1|
|Student Summer Scholar Program||March 15|
Sabbatical information may be found here: Sabbatical Guildelines
For information and application forms for the Faculty Professional Advancement (FPA) funds, which are handled through the Dean's office, please contact Susan Rambo, Coordinator of Academic Affairs Operations, Dean's Office.
*Faculty Professional Advancement Grants (FPA) are available to full-time faculty. These grants pay up to $600 towards attendance at a conference at which you present. Note that your department must also contribute at least $440. Deadlines are Sept 15, Dec 15, Mar 15, and May 15. Get the form from website FormFinder (Office of Dean of the College or search on name). Faculty may receive one FPA grant per year. Susan Rambo handles these grants.
Professional Productivity Fund (PPA) supports tenure track faculty only for meeting promotion criteria. This fund provides up to $600 to attend national or international conference at which one presents, or for expenses related to publication. Get the form from website FormFinder (Office of Dean of the College or search on name). Faculty members may receive one PPA grant per year. No departmental match beyond that used for the FPA is required. Susan Rambo handles these grants.
Applications for FDC grants (excluding FPA and PPF) need to be submitted by email as a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The format for all applications except sabbatical leave is listed below:
- Application Information, centered:
Applicant's name and title
Type of application (e.g. Starter Grant)
The project title
- Project Abstract (100-200 words)
- Project Description (< 1,300 words)
- Project Timeline
- Project Expected Outcomes
- Project Itemized Budget (if course release or stipend only, then n/a.)
- Applicants list of FDC funding in last three academic years
- Project bibliography up to two pages. (Does not count against the 1,300 word limit.)
- Project figures/illustrations/tables, optional, up to two pages. (Does not count against the 1,300 word limit.)
- Applicant CV
- Recommendation from Department Chair (email sent to FDC chair directly). Department Chair recommendation is only needed for these: Curriculum Development Semester, Faculty Research Year, Faculty Scholar Program and Faculty Research Semester.
The Written Report should be submitted to the FDC Chair within the first six weeks of the following semester.