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Scholarship

Scholarship Support System Information

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Scholarship Resources

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What You Should Know about Scholarship at CWU
Funding
Research and Sponsored Programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs can assist you in identifying external funding opportunities based on your areas of interest and expertise. Their job is to support you from conception through post-award processes. They work closely with the Business and Financial Affairs Post Awards Manager on the financial side of grants and contracts.
University Advancement (Private Foundations and Corporate Grants). University Advancement supports faculty in funding through private foundation and corporate grants. Contact the Director or Foundation Relations and/or Director of Community and Corporate Relations
Internal Research and Creative Expression Grants. Several internal research grant programs are offered through the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Be sure to check with your college Dean’s office to see if there are any college specific internal grants or funding opportunities to support your scholarship.
Internal Travel Grants. The School of Graduate Studies and Research offers a Faculty Travel Award. Be sure to check with your department and your college Dean’s office to see if there are any department/college specific internal sources of funding to support your work related travel. Don’t forget that Professional Development money provided through the Collective Bargaining Agreement can be used to support your travel.
Training
Required research training:
Human Subjects Research Basic online CITI training for all researchers doing studies with human subjects.
IACUC online CITI training for all researchers doing studies involving animals.
Recommended research training:
Review CWU Conflict of Interest (COI) policy and CBA - Article 14 – Conflicts of Interest (Researchers submitting NSF proposals are required to sign a CWU COI form prior to submission).
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) online CITI training is required of students involved in research as part of an NSF or NIH grant. Review the RCR procedures.
Researchers working in laboratory settings with chemicals should take relevant trainings housed on the Environmental Health and Safety website and review the Laboratory & Research Safety page. Some departments have department specific safety training so check with your department administrative staff for required and recommended training.
Sabbatical
Sabbatical leaves are an important means of supporting faculty success. Faculty may apply for sabbatical leave during their sixth full year of employment or the sixth full year after their last sabbatical. The Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement – Article 19: Sabbatical eligibility and processes.
Professional Development (content coming soon)
Useful Scholarship Links

Scholarship Forms

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Travel Authorization (initiated through MyCWU Employees Tab)

 

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