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Application Awards/Grants

Faculty Internationalization Grants (FIG) To encourage and support OSU faculty who are working to further OSU’s internationalization efforts as well their own professional involvement in activities that enhance our teaching, research and engagement with topics and colleagues beyond the U.S. OSU Faculty
  • 0.5FTE or greater
  • 9-12 month appointment
Varies Maximum $2,500; matching funds of at least 25% at the unit level are required Charlotte Moats-Gallagher

Faculty Productivity Loan Fund No interest loan for up to 3 yrs. Project related to faculty development and/or improvement of classroom instruction. OSU Faculty and administrative units unlimited award amount negotiable Vice Provost for Academic Affairs 737-0732

Faculty Release (FRT) Time Program Provides limited funding for faculty developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Tenure-track faculty. (See guidelines for specifics.) Multiple Between $3,500 and $6,000 each

Debbie Delmore 737-8390

August 12 , 2013

General Research Fund (GRF) Program To enable faculty to carry out scholarly, creative work which should lead to the pursuit of support from external funding sources or promote the development of scholarly activities. Faculty who hold rank of instructor or above.
Preference given to new faculty or faculty trying to change research direction.
Multiple Maximum award amount $10,000 Debbie Delmore 737-8390

Various (see website)
Global Learning Course Development To deepen and broaden the international and cross-cultural perspectives in the formal curriculum through a Global Learning Course Enhancement Faculty Learning Community (GLC). Faculty development awards are given to deserving members of the faculty of Oregon State University for the purpose of permitting and enabling recipients of such awards to keep current in their professional fields and improve upon their abilities to serve Oregon State University, the students of the university, and the colleagues of the award recipients.  Varies $2,000 per course to each participating faculty member who develops a new course or enhances an existing course with a substantial global learning focus (one faculty member per course receives funding) Center for Teaching and Learning

March 13, 2013
Library Research Travel Grants Support faculty travel to libraries and collections outside the state of Oregon in order to promote faculty scholarship & instructional expertise. OSU Faculty w/professorial rank w/appointment of .5 FTE or more 8-10 Grant amount - up to $2,000 Faye Chadwell
The Valley Library 737-8528

Annually - October 31 or March 31
OSU Women’s Giving Circle Providing funding to support OSU programs. Programs and projects that enhance the OSU undergraduate student experience and improve student retention; directly impact multiple OSU students; relevant, but not exclusive, to women; involve undergraduate students during implementation; and have few sources of support and realize a significant impact from the gift. Dependent on the size of the pooled fund and the number of compelling proposals submitted. Grants are typically under $10,000 Kellie Parker

November 2013

Professional Faculty/Instructor Development Funds To be used for development activities that support professional faculty. OSU Professional Faculty Multiple $50,000 per annum/cost shared with departments. Each award shall not exceed $1,000. Sara Eklund

Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) Program May be used to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Faculty who hold rank of instructor or above. Multiple Award amounts vary, depending on available funds. Debbie Delmore 737-8390

Various (see website)
Research Fellowships in the Humanities Support OSU faculty to be resident fellows in the Center, and to pursue research and writing.

Support visiting scholars to be resident fellows in the Center, and to pursue research and writing.
OSU Faculty

Visiting Scholars

$7,000 per term
up to $31,000 per annum
Center for the Humanities, 737-2450

OSU Faculty - mid-January

Visiting Scholars - mid-December
Mr. & Mrs. L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Awards For professional development activities that have a clear connection to the enhancement of teaching and student learning at OSU. OSU Faculty Multiple Typically grants are up to $2,200; 2 grants may be up to $4,400 Jeanna Towns 737-2816

October 31
January 31

Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant Recognize and reward teaching excellence and encourage instructors to engage in the creation of innovative learning experiences for their students and scholarship focused on teaching and learning. All board appointed, tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as professional faculty, full time instructors and staff with teaching responsibilities. Multiple $2,000

Center for Teaching and Learning

May 15

Unit/Multi-Faculty Grant Awards for Baccalaureate Core Assessment Submit a research plan to gather student learning data for corresponding Student Learning Outcomes Departments/academic units or a group of faculty. Multiple Two Awards of $5,000 each

Stefani Dawn, Assistant Director of Assessment, 737-0919

February 22