Faculty Grants

The Provost’s Office sponsors and/or coordinates multiple funding opportunities for faculty. Read more about each of the programs below.

Total amount of funds available for internal grants provided to faculty by the Provost in FY20:

  • Grant Writing Mentorship Program – $8,500
  • International Travel Program – $5,000
  • Scholarly Presentation Support Program – $27,000
  • Competitive Scholarly Research Grant program – $27,000

Recorded workshops and slides about these programs are available on our Resources page.

Grant Writing Mentorship Program

This new program is to support new grant writers by matching them with mentors to assist them in submitting competitive proposals to external funding sources.

Download the description and application form (Grant Writing Mentorship.pdf) and submit a hard copy by October 28, 2019.

Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D. Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research

Available for faculty collaborating with the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Application tentatively due March 1, 2020.

International Travel Program

Scholarly Presentation Support Program (SPSP)

Competitive Scholarly Research Grant Program (CSRG)

Available year-round (summer, fall, spring)! Application due January 24, 2020.

Recorded Faculty Development Workshop available on the Resources page.

The Harry and Deborah Berman Sabbatical Fund

Available for faculty receiving sabbaticals. Application due September 18, 2019 the year before the sabbatical.