Grants and Awards
The CITL sponsors a number of grants and awards to support IUB faculty members in developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning and to conduct evidenced-based inquiry into best teaching practices.
The deadline for most of the grants is February 14, 2014. The deadline for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants occurs twice during the academic year, October 18, 2013 and February 14, 2014. The Annual Intensive Writing Essay Prizes deadline is usually the first week in March. Please see the programs below for more information and specific deadlines, and contact us with any questions.
Active Learning Grants provide funding to support the (re)design of courses that will enhance student engagement and active learning. Award: $1,500 per project. Deadline: February 14, 2014
Project Engage Fellows will develop a new service-learning course to be taught once before the year 2015 and twice between the years 2015 and 2020. Deadline: February 14, 2014
SOTL grants provide funding to support research projects on teaching and learning at IUB. Awards: $2,000, $5,000, or $12,000. Deadline: October 18, 2013 and February 14, 2014
Graduate Fellows are part of a learning community that explores issues related to service-learning and serve as a resource for other graduate students considering adopting a service-learning pedagogy. Award: $500. Deadline: August 5, 2013
Service-Learning Faculty Fellows will be part of a learning community that explores issues related to service-learning and community-based research and will also serve as a resource for other instructors considering adopting a service-learning pedagogy or developing a community-based research design. Award: $1,000. Deadline: February 14, 2014
The Summer Instructional Development Fellowship (SIDF) program supports faculty members’ efforts to enhance student learning by encouraging innovative approaches to instruction and the development of measurable learning outcomes. The 2014 SIDF program focuses on the development of innovative approaches to online and hybrid education. Spring deadline to be determined.
Summer Writing-Teaching Grants provide funding to help faculty design undergraduate courses that use writing in innovative and fruitful ways. Award: $1,500 per project. Deadline: February 14, 2014
Related Grants and Awards
The following programs are not sponsored by CITL, but do connect to teaching at IUB.
Bay View Alliance Grants (Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education)
This grant will provide up to $30,000 for individual schools, departments, or programs interested in transforming student learning and student success in Science, Technology, Informatics, and Mathematics (STIM). Deadline: February 14, 2014
Information Fluency Grants (IU Libraries)
The Indiana University Libraries offer an instructional development grant of $1,500 to create and reenergize courses that incorporate information fluency into undergraduate curricula and teach students how to do scholarly research. Deadline: March 14, 2014
Sustainability Course Development Fellowship (Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs)
This award program supports faculty members' efforts to enhance teaching of topics related to sustainability and environmental literacy at the IU Bloomington campus. It will support innovative approaches to instruction of complex, interdisciplinary topics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Service-learning courses and those that involve application of principles of sustainability to the IU Bloomington campus are of particular interest. Deadline: Annually on March 1
Annual Intensive Writing Essay Prizes (Campus Writing Program)
The Intensive Writing Essay Prizes, sponsored jointly by the Campus Writing Program and the College of Arts and Sciences, have been established to recognize the work and excellence of students writing for IU Bloomington courses that fulfill the College's Intensive Writing requirement. The prizes also recognize the teaching efforts made by faculty to encourage and develop good student writing. Those faculty whose students receive Intensive Writing Essay Prizes will be recognized alongside their students. Deadline: March 7, 2014
CITL staff members are available to discuss ideas or plans for these or any other teaching-related grant application you may be submitting. Contact us to set up an appointment.