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Internal Grant Application Cover Sheet

Summary of Faculty Research & Creative Work Programs and Deadlines

CREED RED Fund (up to $2,500, matching funds required)
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 $5,000) 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
Sabbatical Leave of Absence
Second Meeting Travel Grants Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Short Term Faculty Exchange Programs mid-November
Short Term International Visitors Grant Accepted Anytime
Student Assistants Grants (up to $1,015) Oct. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15
Summer Faculty Fellowship for Research November 15
Summer Faculty Fellowship for Teaching November 15

CREED RED Fund Application Process

The Regional Economic Development (RED) Fund is administered by the IU Council for Regional Engagement and Economic Development (CREED). These funds help start qualifying regional economic development initiatives across the state. IU campus entities sponsoring a program or event with the potential to directly enhance the region's economic vitality are eligible to submit a RED Fund proposal.

For Guidelines and Application: http://innovateindiana.iu.edu/statewide-engagement/regional-council/creed-red-fund-apply.shtml

Before submitting contact the IU Southeast Campus CREED Representative (for information about the IU Southeast representative see http://innovateindiana.iu.edu/statewide-engagement/regional-council/council-members.shtml). All IU Southeast RED Fund applications must have approval of the IU Southeast Campus CREED Representative before submission.

Contact the IU Southeast Dean for Research to discuss matching funds.

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 are reviewed by a joint subcommittee of the Research & Grants and Improvement of Learning Committees. View Guidelines for Faculty Development Travel Grant.

Faculty Development Travel grants have been temporarily halted (see Campus Budget Announcement from Chancellor’s Office June 19, 2017 - e-mail). Exception: Assistant professors in the first three years of their tenure track period may travel for research/presentation purposes.

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 are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

View Guidelines for Faculty/Student Working Groups.

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 are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

View Guidelines for Grant-in-Aid of Research.

Collaborative Research Grants program (IUCRG)

This opportunity is open to faculty on all Indiana University campuses. The goals of this competition are to facilitate and support outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries by teams of experts who have not worked together previously in the project’s subject matter. Teams should include experts from different campuses, schools, departments, or disciplines. The maximum funding per project will be $75,000.

For guidelines and application:
IU Collaborative Research Grants

For further information:
http://research.iu.edu/

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 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.

View Guidelines for Large Grant Programs.

Language Learning Grants

Language learning grants provide up to a maximum of $5,000 for IU faculty to acquire new language capability necessary for carrying out a planned research activity or to enhance teaching, or engage in other university-related activities. Priority given to language training that supports research and/or teaching on international topics, presumably linked to activities in other countries. Grants may be awarded for intensive language programs in the US or abroad, special tutorials, or regularly offered language courses. Self-study programs will not be funded. Applicants must be tenured or tenure-track faculty members at any IU campus.

Address inquiries to: iagrants@iu.edu

Guidelines and Application »

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.

View Guidelines for Mentor Partnership Program.

New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities seed funding program. The objective of this program is to help Indiana University faculty members by supporting the initial stages of path-breaking and transformative programs of scholarly investigation or creative activity. Check website to confirm deadlines.

New Frontiers in Arts & Humanities

Four funding mechanisms:

  • New Frontiers of Creativity and Scholarship grants of up to $50,000 to assist in the development of innovative works of scholarship or creative activity (deadline October 15)
  • New Frontiers Experimentation Fellowships of up to $15,000 to fund the very preliminary stages of new trajectories in research or creative activity (deadlines January 15 and June 15)
  • New Frontiers/New Currents grants of to $20,000 to fund workshops, symposia, or small conferences with major distinguished thinkers on timely topics of significant and broad interest (deadlines September 15 and March 1)
  • New Frontiers Exploratory Travel Fellowships of up to $3,000 to support national and international travel for faculty pursuing new and innovative research projects (deadlines October 15, December 15, February 15, April 15)

For further information and application:

New Frontiers in Arts & Humanities

Overseas Conference Grants

Overseas conference grants provide support for faculty to participate in an international conference. Applicants must be full-time academic appointees at an IU campus. Applications must have matching commitment with IU institutional funds, e.g., from department, school, or campus.

Application deadlines: October 1, January 15; April 1 and July 1

Address inquiries to: iagrants@iu.edu
Guidelines and Application »

Contact the IU Southeast Dean for Research to discuss matching funds.

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.

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 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.

View Guidelines for Research Support Fund.

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 reviewed by the Research & Grants committee.

View Guidelines for Regional Research & Creativity Inititative application.

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.

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 are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

Second Meeting Travel grants have been temporarily halted (see Campus Budget Announcement from Chancellor’s Office June 19, 2017 - e-mail). Exception: Assistant professors in the first three years of their tenure track period may travel for research/presentation purposes.

Short Term Faculty Exchange Programs

Indiana University faculty and librarians can apply each year to participate in month-long exchange programs with university partners around the world. These competitive programs are administered and funded by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs (OVPIA).

Applicants must be tenure-line faculty members (including librarians) or research scientists/scholars at any IU campus. Non-tenure-line faculty members whose evaluation criteria for promotion include research or creative activity are also eligible with an explanation in the letter of support from their dean or chair. Participants receive sufficient funding to cover their expenses. OVPIA covers the cost of airfare, and participants receive a reasonable living stipend from either OVPIA or the partner institution. For the majority of programs, the partner institution provides or arranges housing.

For more information: https://worldwide.iu.edu/activities/exchanges/faculty.shtml

Short-Term International Visitors Grants

These grants support travel expenses to bring visitors to IU campuses for events such as conferences, workshops, lectures or performances that explore international topics, presumably in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Applicants must have support from the department, school, or campus sponsoring the event. Preference will be given to applications with external funding.

OVPIA will contribute to the cost of airfare for invited participants, up to a maximum of $4,500 per event ($1,500 maximum per individual visitor; applicants may seek support for up to three international visitors for one conference or workshop).
Application deadline: At least eight (8) weeks in advance of the event date.

Address inquiries to: iagrants@iu.edu

Guidelines and Application »

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 are reviewed by the Research & Grants Committee.

View Guidelines for Student Assistant Grants.

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.

View Guidelines for Summer Faculty Fellowships.

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.

View Guidelines for Summer Faculty Fellowships.

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Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closed

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November 23rd, 2017

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Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closed

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November 24th, 2017

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Fall 2017 Classes End

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December 2nd, 2017

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Fall 2017 Final Exams Begin

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Fall 2017 Final Exams End

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Wintersession Classes Begin

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Christmas Holiday - Campus Closed

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