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Internal Grants


Summary of Faculty Research & Creative Work Programs and Deadlines
Program Deadline
Faculty Development Travel Grants Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Faculty/Student Working Groups Summer Fellowships February 15
Grant-in-Aid of Research Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Improvement of Teaching Grants (up to $1,000) Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
IU Collaborative Research Grants
Language Learning Grants (up to $2,500) Accepted Anytime
Large Grant Program (up to $5,000) November 15
Mentor Partnership Program Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15 & Mar. 15
New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities
Overseas Conference Grants
Quick Response Mini-grants Accepted any time
Research Support Program (up to $10,000) October 15
Regional Research/Creativity Initiative Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Second Meeting Travel Grants Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Short Term Faculty Exchange Programs November 20
Short Term International Visitors Grant Accepted Anytime
Student Assistants Grants (up to $1,000) Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Summer Faculty Fellowship for Research November 15
Summer Faculty Fellowship for Teaching November 15
Faculty Development Travel Grants

These grants offer partial support for travel to conferences and workshops whose relevance is inter-disciplinary or cross-disciplinary. They may not be used to supplement annual meeting travel funds. These funds are administered jointly by the Research and Grants and Improvement of Learning Committees. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Faculty Development Travel Grants (PDF) are reviewed by a joint subcommittee of the Research & Grants and Improvement of Learning Committees.

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Faculty/Student Working Groups Summer Fellowships

The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for faculty working with 2 to 4 students on individual or joint research projects or creative work. Provides a full summer faculty fellowship for the faculty member and a fellowship for each student participant. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the faculty member's 10 month salary. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications for Faculty/Student Working Groups (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Faculty/Student Working Groups

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Grant-in-Aid of Research

These grants provide support to cover expenses of research. The maximum is established each year by the Research and Grants Committee. The award has rarely exceeded $1,000 for an individual applicant. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Grant-in-Aid of Research (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Grant-in-Aid of Research

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Large Grant Program

The program allows IU Southeast faculty to apply for up to $5000 in funding to support research or creative work. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Preference will be given to proposals that seem likely to result in external funding or increase the number of students participating in research and creative activity. Applications may take the form of requests for equipment, for matching funds, for large-scale survey studies, or for reassigned time from teaching to provide sufficient time complete an application for external funds. Applications for large grants (PDF) will be reviewed by the IU Southeast Research & Grants Committee. The Chancellor will send in the names of all applicants and abstracts of those applications recommended by the Research & Grant Committee and Dean for Research to the VP for Research.

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Large Grant Program

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Mentor Partnership Program

The Research and Creativity Mentor Partnership program is aimed at fostering interdepartmental and/or intercampus collaborations to support the development of faculty skills and achievements in their field of scholarship and creative work. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Mentor Partnership Program­ (PDF)

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Quick-Response Mini-Grants

Quick-Response Mini-Grants(revised 10/13): These funds are available to pay minimal costs associated with research/creative work, the publication or presentation of such work or for the preparation of proposals for the funding of such work. The maximum award is $75.00. These funds are not available for annually renewable items such as memberships or software purchases. Larger or multiple requests should be submitted as a Grant-in Aid. All IUS faculty are eligible. Submit a memo detailing the request to the Dean for Research.

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Research Support Program

The purpose of this fund is to provide $10,000 to facilitate research and creative activity for new tenure-track faculty and to assist in their efforts to procure external funding and to recruit student assistants. Proposals must include a detailed budget, current curriculum vitae, and two letters of support, one letter of support must come from the school dean. The IU Southeast Research & Grants committee will review the Applications for Research Support (PDF) and make recommendations to the Dean for Research, who will make recommendations to the chancellor. The chancellor will make the final decision in consultation with the Vice President for Research or his designee. In the event that there are no new tenure-track faculty members or no fundable applications, the funds will be added to the Large Grant Program funding available to all tenured or tenure-track faculty members.

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Research Support Fund

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Regional Research/Creativity Initiative

This program allows IU Southeast faculty to apply for up to $2500 in funding to support regional focused research or creative work. Successful proposals willconnect the campus and faculty to the broader community, demonstrating the value of research or creative activity of a regional campus to the regional community. The research may address community challenges and/or potentially result in the development of opportunities for the community. The creative activity may promote artistic awareness or enhance the artistic culture of the community.

Preference will be given to proposals that seem likely to result in external funding or increase the number of students participating in research and creative activity. Proposals for the Regional Research/Creativity Initiative will be

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Sabbatical Leaves of Absence

Sabbatical leave will be for one semester at full salary or for one year at half salary. Only tenured faculty are eligible. Applications for sabbatical leaves of absence are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee. Applications are reviewed in two steps: draft applications are due October 1 and final applications are due November 21. For more information, see the IU Southeast Research Policy Manual.

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Second Meeting Travel Grants

These grants offer partial support for faculty members who have committed their annual meeting travel funds and have the opportunity to participate in some other significant way at a second professional meeting. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Second Meeting Travel Grants (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Student Assistant Grants

These grants provide support to cover expenses of an undergraduate student research assistant. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications for Student Assistant Grants (PDF) are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Student Assisstant Grants

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Summer Faculty Fellowships for Research

The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for full-time summer activities related to research or creative work. Half fellowships may be awarded in special circumstances, only. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the individual's 10 month salary. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible. Applications for Summer Faculty Fellowships for Research are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

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Summer Faculty Fellowships

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Summer Faculty Fellowships for Teaching

The purpose of the fellowships is to provide support for full-time summer activities related to teaching enhancement or curriculum development. Half fellowships may be awarded in special circumstances, only. The amount of the award varies, but in no case may it exceed 20% of the individual's 10 month salary. All IU Southeast faculty are eligible. Applications Summer Faculty Fellowships for Teaching (PDF) are reviewed by the Improvement of Learning Committee.

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Summer Faculty Fellowships

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