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Faculty Resources


Scholarship Support System Information

Documentation of Scholarship: Faculty 180 is the software used to enter and approve faculty workload plans and to document faculty work. The link to Faculty 180 is in your MyCWU Faculty Dashboard in the Applications box. See Faculty 180 Guidelines to determine the documentation required to demonstrate your scholarly success.
Survey Software: Qualtrics Online Survey Software is available to faculty for use on University projects.
Statistics Software: SPSS is available for faculty use on University projects.

Scholarship Resources

What You Should Know about Scholarship at CWU
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.
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 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

Travel Authorization (initiated through MyCWU Employees Tab)


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