The School of Communication provides Creative Activity and Research Grants through a competitive selection process to support faculty work that results in clear and prominent scholarly/creative accomplishments that support the enhanced reputation of the School of Communication.
- Only School of Communication full-time faculty members on continuing appointments are eligible to apply for this grant.
- Applicants must have fulfilled the conditions of the prior award to receive funding for the next award. Thus, no award can be given if the conditions for the prior award have not been fulfilled.
A total of $40,000 is available for this grant funding cycle. Priority will be given to projects requiring direct cost support over summer salary support. While there is a suggested maximum $5,000 per applicant, under certain very well-justified circumstances, proposals requesting amounts in excess of $5,000 will be considered. The funding will become available at the beginning of the new fiscal year (beginning June 1) and must be spent by May 31 of the following year.
Evaluation of proposals will be based on the following criteria:
By accepting this award, the faculty member agrees to the following: