Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Grant Opportunities

Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activities Grants

The RSCA grants are small grants (up to $5000) to support research, scholarship, and creative activities. The grants are funded by the President’s Office and administered by the Office of Research, Innovation, & Economic Development. Proposals are reviewed by the Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (Research Council), an elected committee consisting of a representative from each College. Watch for email announcements of this program.

Faculty Mini-Grants (doc)

In most year, the Faculty Center is able to offer mini-grants ($1000 or less), funded by Academic Affairs for support of faculty activities that address the teacher-scholar model. The mini-grant award is intended to encourage activities relating to:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Research and creative activities
  • Integration of teaching and scholarly work

Watch for email announcements of this program.