Research & Grants

Research

Provost Faculty Research Grant Application

These Provost seed grants must show the potential for external funding. Learn more in the CTE blackboard site. Applications are due March 14th for Summer funds.

Faculty Development Grants

Faculty development grants support research funding for equipment, travel to archives, conference travel, and other similar needs. Contact your Chair or Dean for more information. Applications for the following academic year are due January 19.

Fulbright Programs

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of State, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Each year, the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries to lecture, do research, or participate in seminars. Some 800 foreign faculty come to the U.S. as part of this program as well.

Course Release for Scholarship

Course release applications are processed through the Faculty Development Committee and follow the same application processes as Faculty Development Grants.

Summer Stipends for Student-Faculty Research

Contact CTE and the CTE blackboard site for more information and to connect with students who may be interested in working with you over the summer. Applications are due March 25.

Other Resources

Consult the MUir pages on pedagogy and research.

Teaching

Fulbright Programs

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of State, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Each year, the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries to lecture, do research, or participate in seminars. Some 800 foreign faculty come to the U.S. as part of this program as well.

++Course Release for Teaching Innovation

To learn more, contact CTE and check the CTE bb site. Spring term course release applications are due October 13.

Teaching Improvement Mini-Grants

These small grants support teaching improvement. To learn more, contact the CTE and check the CTE bb site. Applications are accepted until funds are exhausted.

Teaching Conferences

Contact the CTE and check the CTE bb site for information on funding teaching conference participation. Applications are accepted at any time.

Other Resources

Consult the MUir pages on pedagogy and research.

Student-Faculty Research

Summer Stipends for Student-Faculty Research

Contact CTE and visit the CTE blackboard site for more information and to connect with students who may be interested in working with you over the summer. Applications are due March 25.

Course Releases

Course Release for Scholarship

Course release applications are processed through the Faculty Development Committee and follow the same application processes as Faculty Development Grants.

Course Release for Teaching Innovation

To learn more, contact CTE and check the CTE bb site. Spring term course release applications are due October 13.

Study Abroad

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars

The Council of International Educational Exchange (CIEE) sponsors Spring and Summer International Faculty Development Seminars (IFDS) in 20 countries around the world. The topics cover contemporary global and country-specific issues. In 2009, programs took place in 23 countries around the world. Two (2) grants (valued at approximately $4,000 each) are awarded by competition each year. These grants are funded by the Center for Global Education. The grants cover fees, single-room accommodation, visits, two meals a day, and up to $1,000 for airfare. All other expenses are the responsibility of the recipient.

Fulbright Programs (scroll down)

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of State, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. Each year, the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries to lecture, do research, or participate in seminars. Some 800 foreign faculty come to the U.S. as part of this program as well.

Sabbaticals

Sabbaticals are processed through the Faculty Development Committee and follow the same application processes as Faculty Development Grants. Note the application restrictions for sabbaticals.

Consultations

Grant Applications

For consultation on grant applications from start to finish, contact Doris Lyons, the Grant Consultant, throughout the year.

Teaching, Learning, Students, Career Consultations

Contact the Center for Teaching Excellence or email Carolyn Oxenford for consultation on all aspects of teaching, learning, students, and more. You might also find the MUir page on pedagogy useful.

Writing Assignments, Rubrics, Support

Contact Sylvia Whitman, the DISCOVER Writing Specialist for consultation and classroom support on all aspects of writing in the classroom. You can also visit the MUir pages onWriting Intensive materials at Marymount.

Technology Training

For technology training on Bb9, Microsoft, and more, contact e-Learning Services at your convenience. Learn more about campus technology and instructional support at MUir, and visit the pages on other tech training options.

Articles and Tutorials

For a selection of articles and tutorials on teaching and learning, visit the CTE webpages, the CTE Bb site, and The Chocolate Box. You should also consult the MUir pages on pedagogy and research.

Study Abroad

Contact the Center for Global Education for information about CIEE grants for faculty study abroad. Deadline for applications is December 5.

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