The School of Graduate Studies and Research offers faculty several internal funding opportunities:
|Faculty Research and Creative Activities Fellowship|
Monetary Award - DUE DATES NOV 23 & MAR 7
|Faculty Appointments for Research or New Program Development|
WLU Release Time (Academic Year) - DUE JAN 15
|Faculty Travel Awards|
Monetary Matching Funds - DUE before 6 months of travel. Travel expense claims will not be accepted if submitted after six months subsequent to travel occurrence.
The Faculty Development and Research Council (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive Faculty Research and Creative Activities Fellowships awards for faculty members of Central Washington University (CWU) at the rank of assistant professor or higher. These competitive awards provide seed funds to faculty to support quality research and creative activities of importance to their respective disciplines as well as to the reputation of CWU in general.
Faculty Development and Research Council (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive Faculty Research and Creative Activities Appointments to assist CWU tenured/tenure track faculty members with their research, creative and scholarly activities or new program development. These activities are expected to benefit the scholar(s), their respective departments, and graduate studies in general at CWU.
Graduate School travel funding may be utilized for the following expenditures: ground fare, airfare, lodging, and conference registrations. Per diem (meals) will not be reimbursed. Reimbursement must occur within six months of the travel and within the same fiscal year as the travel as per CWU Travel Policies. All other policies and procedures related to travel will apply. For travel regulations, please refer to CWU’s travel webpage: https://www.cwu.edu/financial-affairs/travel
To request funding from the Graduate School, please email Diane Houser with the following information:
• the particulars of the trip (conference name; date; location; title or description of work being presented; list of CWU faculty co-presenters, if applicable)
• a statement specifying from where the primary on-campus funding is coming
• an attachment of some form of proof of presentation (usually the acceptance email or copy of the agenda showing name and date/time of presentation)