Internal Grants

Special Emphasis (SE): Student-Faculty Engagement Grant Program

SE: Student-Faculty Engagement Grants support student-faculty engagement activities in courses as well as research, creative production, and service. Proposals must demonstrate that the student(s) will make a significant intellectual contribution to the project and will gain positive intellectual growth as a result of the engagement. Click here to learn more.

Student Travel Funds (STF) Grant Program

Bradley graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines, engaged in collaborative research and/or creative production with faculty/professional staff are eligible for funding. Successful applicants must demonstrate the student/faculty collaborative nature of the research/creative production.

Innovative Teaching Grant Program (TE)

TEC grants support curriculum development or course modification which demonstrates the prospect for innovation and integration in course design or delivery. These awards to individual faculty or departmental or interdepartmental faculty teams may provide released time, summer support, or other assistance to faculty who want to develop instructional innovation. Cross-disciplinary projects, interdepartmental faculty efforts, and integration of teaching and research are encouraged. Click here to learn more.

Teaching Excellence Conference/Workshop (TE CW) Grant Program

This grant provides up to $1,000 towards the costs of attending a professional conference with emphasis on proposals that include the presentation of research or creative production activities. The purpose of attendance must be for professional development to enhance teaching which is clearly connected to the applicant's teaching assignments. These funds are to be used only to enhance other funds normally available to the individual and must include departmental and/or college contributions of at least 25% ($250 for maximum award). CTEL will fund five (5) requests each semester. Click here for more information

The Office of Summer and Interim Session offers grants to provide $2000 stipends for faculty who wish to develop a course for online delivery during the May and Summer 2014 terms. These awards have been created to increase enrollment in May and Summer terms, to enable students and faculty to develop expertise in the discipline of virtual teaching and learning, and to retain ties between the University and its students over the summer months. Click here for an application form and to learn more.

2015 Deadline TBA

The Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL) will offer an institute for faculty who wish to learn how to develop an online course. The Office of Summer and Interim Sessions will provide faculty participants with a $3,000 stipend. Participation is limited to five for this first-time Institute, taught by ITAC Director Barbra Kerns, M.S. in Education. At the initial session, a Quality Matters consultant will introduce faculty to 8 QM Standards, with a focus on learning objectives, alignment, and course organization planning. Faculty will create modules, share their course designs, and review digital best practices and best practices for Sakai, Copyright, Video Capture, Forums, Wikis, Blogs, Turnitin and more. Click here for an application form and to learn more.

2015 Deadline TBA