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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 Dean Archer at 509-973-3100 or via email; Kevin.Archer@cwu.edu


If a due date falls on a holiday or weekend, the application will be due the following Business Day.


Faculty Research Support Awards

Monetary support for research or creative activity

Applications due: November 23 and March 7 

Faculty Release Appointments - FRA

Work Load Release time (academic Year) and stipend (summer) for research, creative activity or new program development

Applications due:
January 17 (for the next academic year)
March 7: (for upcoming summer quarter)

Faculty Travel Awards

Funding is available for faculty who are presenting research or creative work. Faculty may receive up to $300 in matching funds from the Graduate School once per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). The primary funding required for our match may come from anywhere on campus (e.g., provost, college dean, department, etc.).


Graduate Online Teaching Award (GOTA)

Deadline TBD 2018

As an incentive for graduate faculty to become trained in online/multimodal graduate curricular delivery, The SGSR is funding $500 for documented attendance at the Faculty Institute for Online Teaching and an additional $500 for the full completion of the Master Online Teaching certification. Full information available here.

Faculty Research Support Awards

The Faculty Development and Research Committee (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive research/creative activity support 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.

Application Instructions and Budget Templates for Faculty research or creative activity support


Faculty Release Appointments - FRA

Faculty Development and Research Committee (FDRC) has established a limited number of competitive Faculty Release Appointments to assist CWU tenured/tenure track faculty members with their research, creative and scholarly activities or new /enhanced program development. These activities are expected to benefit the scholar(s), their respective departments, and graduate studies in general at CWU.

Application Instructions for Faculty Release Appointments


Faculty Travel Award

Funding is available for faculty who are presenting research or creative work. Faculty may receive up to $300 in matching funds from the Graduate School once per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). The primary funding required for our match may come from anywhere on campus (e.g., provost, college dean, department, etc.). Faculty who are co-presenting the same research or creative work at the same venue with another CWU faculty member(s) must split the award equally between all co-presenters who apply for funding.

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 apply for travel matching funds, please complete this Faculty Travel Award Application.

Upon receipt of a complete application, an email will be sent to the applicant with a commitment of funds and further instructions for preparation of the Travel Authorization Form and/or Travel Expense Report. 

 

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