Faculty Funding Opportunities

Opportunity Summary Maximum Award Deadline Contact
Community Research Fellows Program

Engages students in place-based research focusing on key areas: housing, early childhood education, health and an examination of outcomes/data by race, ethnicity and gender through a diversity, equity and inclusion lens. Fellows collaborate with a team of faculty, staff from the Center for Civic Engagement, the Hurt Hub’s Data CATS program and community leaders on research projects. Call for Mentors

$3,500 per mentor January 5

Stacey Riemer

Laurie Heyer

Davidson Research Initiative Faculty Development - Course Release Program

Support for mid-career faculty embarking on a new research program or taking a new direction with their current research program or faculty applying for a competitive, external research grant (>$50,000) that includes collaborative research with undergraduates. 



Fuji Lozada

Dean Rusk International Studies Program Faculty Grant

Faculty grants are available to conduct research or attend conferences abroad.


October 16, 2020 for Winter Projects & February 1, 2021 for Summer Projects

Daniel Crocker

Faculty Study and Research Grant

Supports professional activities, including summer study, research and other scholarly and creative pursuits as well as support for a student research assistant. Application

Typically $4,000

January 27, 2023

Nicole Snyder

Faculty Study and Research Just in Time Grant

Support for exceptional opportunities that rise outside of normal FSR grant cycle.

$4,000 per year


Nicole Snyder

Faculty Study and Research Publication Grant

Assistance with publication costs for manuscripts that have been accepted for publication by a scholarly press. Additional vendor information may be required. 

$2,000 per year


Fuji Lozada

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Supports long-term, ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences.

$95,000 plus funds for research and relocation costs


Shelley Rigger

NEH Summer Workshop

Opportunity to pursue research in the humanities that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities.



Fuji Lozada

Professional Meeting Travel Fund

Regular, full-time faculty members may be reimbursed for 95 percent of travel expenses to professional meetings.
Reimbursement Form



Meredith Mumma

Salzburg Global Seminar Fellowship

Sponsors one faculty member's participation in a Salzburg Global Seminar.



Fuji Lozada

Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

Supports faculty who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation.



Shelley Rigger