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School of Graduate Studies and Research

Internal Funding for Faculty

The School of Graduate Studies and Research offers faculty several internal funding opportunities. Questions can be directed to Interim Dean Dr. Gail Mackin; graddean@cwu.edu

Faculty Research/Creative Activity Support Awards

Monetary support for research or creative activity up to $3,000. See below for detailed information. 

Deadline for submission: November 16, 2022 and March 23, 2023 

Faculty Travel Awards

Funding is available for faculty who are presenting research or creative work through the Office of the Provost per CBA Article 18.12.2.  Please find the application form on the Office of the Provost website under Faculty Relations then Forms/Applications:  Tenured/Tenure-Track Travel Fund Guidelines and Application.

Faculty Release Appointments - temporarily on hold for 2023 Academic Year

Faculty Research/Creative Activity Support Award

The Faculty Development and Research Committee (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive research/creative activity support awards for tenure track/tenured faculty members. The maximum amount available per academic year, per individual project, is $3,000. 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. 

Deadline for submission - November 16, 2022 and March 22, 2023

Application Instructions - click here to download the application instructions. The award amount, eligibility, allowable activities/costs, the review/selection process, compliance requirements, selection criteria, appendices documents, budget templates, etc. are explicitly provided in this document. If the requirements listed in this document are not adhered to the application will be denied. 

Application Form - click here to apply. 


Faculty Travel Award

Funding is available for faculty who are presenting research or creative work is available through the Office of the Provost per CBA Article 18.12.2.  Please find the application form on the Office of the Provost website under Faculty Relations then Forms/Applications:  Tenured/Tenure-Track Travel Fund Guidelines and Application.

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