The School of Communication Faculty Research Micro-Grant Program offers grants for materials and supplies to tenured, research and professor-in-practice faculty at the associate rank and above, in any field of study. Deadline: Rolling during the academic year (August – May). The SoC Research & Creative Support and Services committee will review applications on a rolling basis and until the funds are depleted.
Criteria Used for Consideration of Support: Research, or creative activity that leads to the production of new knowledge; to increased problem solving capabilities, including design and analysis; to original, critical or historical theory and interpretation; or to the production of original creative work.
Maximum Award is $500. Only one award per faculty member/per semester. Maximum of two awards per faculty member/per academic year. Award must be expensed within the academic semester in which it was awarded.
Application form signed that includes:
Short one-line description of research activity (50 words)
A short proposal narrative that includes: a clear and concise statement of the nature and objectives of the research activity, written for a multi-disciplinary audience. The first paragraph should summarize why the specific funds are needed for the research and how much is being requested (maximum request is $500). If you are conducting research that requires Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, be sure to indicate whether your project procedures have been approved.
A short budget narrative that provides a detailed explanation of each item. When possible, be sure to include the source (vendor) of supplies.
Submit form as one single .PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
By accepting a micro-grant, you agree to: