Teaching Excellence Grants

Bradley's Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning (CTEL) offers Teaching Excellence (TE) grants for conferences/workshops and innovative teaching. Priority is given to grants that relate to Bradley's strategic plan or core curriculumn . Grant applications are due October 16, 2019 and the award decisioins will be made by 10/30/2019.

Conference/Workshop

CTEL invites eligible Bradley faculty and professional staff to apply for Teaching Excellence (TE): Conference/Workshop Grants up to $1,200 for one person OR up to $2,400 for two people.

The conference/workshop grant requires that a minimum of 25 percent of the project costs be funded by the applicant’s department, division or college. For example, if $1,000 is requested, the applicant must show that $250 is covered by the department, division or college. These grants are intended to partially cover expenses related to attending a state, regional, national or international conference or workshop for professional development and to present or perform scholarly or creative activities.

Grant Guidelines Proposal Evaluation Rubric

Innovative Teaching

CTEL invites eligible Bradley faculty and professional staff to apply for Teaching Excellence (TE): Innovative Teaching Grants up to $4,400 for preparing a new course or substantially revising an existing. Faculty and staff also may apply for grants up to $5,400 for preparing a multidisciplinary course or courses. Up to $4,400 (or equivalent to 7 percent of the applicant's base salary) of the Innovative Teaching (TE) grant can be applied as a faculty summer stipend and/or $4,400 for course release time (which is equivalent to the cost of covering one 3-semester hour course, paid directly to the applicant's department).

TE: Innovative Teaching Grants are intended to promote best practices in higher education, enhance student learning experiences, and integrate new pedagogies and/or technologies into teaching practices.

Grant Guidelines Proposal Evaluation Rubric