Faculty Research Grants
Faculty Research Grants will be awarded to support new research, creative or scholarly activities or for high quality projects not likely to receive external funding. The deadline for Fall 2013 applications is Friday, November 1, 2013.
Summer Faculty Fellowships
Summer Faculty Fellowships allow faculty members engaged in research or in creative activities to devote intense thought and activity to a single project. Projects which can be brought to or near completion as the result of the fellowship will be given preference. The Summer Faculty Fellowship provides a $6,000 stipend to the recipient. Proposals for projects to be carried out during the Summer of 2014 should be submitted by Friday, September 27, 2013. Please Note: These Summer Faculty Fellowships are not to be confused with summer research awards provided to first-year faculty members by their College Deans.
- Summer Faculty Fellowship Application (Word Doc)
- Previous Summer Faculty Fellowship Recipients (PDF)
Ranked faculty members are eligible for sabbatical leave. Eligibility is established by completing 12 semesters of service to Missouri State University (summer teaching excepted). Applications should be submitted to the appropriate college dean's office.
For more information, please refer to Sabbatical Leave on the Provost's website.
Equipment Matching Funds Program
The University recognizes the need to acquire equipment for research and other scholarly efforts. Beyond the funds available within the academic units, the Equipment Matching Funds Program enables the University to commit a portion of the costs for equipment in a proposal submitted to a funding organization. For more information on research assistance available contact Dr. Jim Baker or the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs.
Additional Sources of Faculty Support
Ranked faculty members wishing to complete an advanced degree are subject to recommendation by the President and approval by the Board of Governors. Applications should be submitted to the appropriate college dean's office.
For more information , please refer to Educational Leave on the Provost's website .
Curriculum Innovation Grants
Curriculum Innovation Grants are available through the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning to transform an existing course or develop a new course designed to improve student learning and learning outcomes in one of three focus areas: Public Affairs Curriculum Innovation, Technology Curriculum Innovation, and General Curriculum Innovation.
Public Affairs Grant Program
This program provides opportunities and support for campus-wide conversations and activities appropriate to the integrating theme for Public Affairs. This program provides financial support to formal or informal faculty and/or staff groups who wish to sponsor activities and events which contribute to the goal of the public affairs mission. The Public Affairs Grant Committee has recently revised the application forms and guidelines. For additional information link to the Public Affairs Grant Program.
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