Faculty have several options for funding through CWU for their research and creative activity.
Seed grants provide support for faculty research projects. Faculty awarded a seed grants may request funding for research related-travel, student help, supplies, or equipment.
The Faculty Development and Research Committee has established a limited number of competitive SOAR Grant Development Appointments to promote grant writing by faculty members of Central Washington University. The SOAR Grant Development Appointment provides reassigned time to develop a grant proposal for a clearly identified target funding source supporting research, scholarship, creative activities, teaching, and/or program development.
The Faculty Development and Research Committee (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive GAP grants intended: 1) to support faculty who are completing a major externally funded project and preparing their next proposal or 2) to provide support for resubmitting a proposal that was not funded, but received strong reviews.
Each year the university awards faculty research appointments that provide release-time for one quarter of the academic year or summer quarter to allow faculty to pursue research, creative, and scholarly projects.
The Grad Office provides up to $300 in funds for faculty travel to professional conferences and meetings.
A portion of the indirect cost recovery has been set aside to support manuscript publication cost and page charges. Costs are shared with the faculty member's college dean and/or department.
The hard match fund serves as a major incentive to encourage grant proposal development. Match monies can be used for equipment, release-time, or student assistance.
Central Washington University Geography Department Chair Kevin Archer has been appointed interim deGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!
This competitive scholarship is offered by the CWU Retirement Association to provide $1,000 to one s
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