The primary purpose of the Faculty Development Grant is to provide support to LCSC faculty for the development of expertise in instruction, one’s discipline, or to support scholarly/creative activity.
Funding is awarded for:
Funding is not awarded for:
Proposals will be evaluated on the potential to positively impact the applicant(s) and on their contribution to the college, division, and the state.
Priority for awards:
Evaluation of Proposals
Faculty Development Grants are awarded through a peer review process. Proposals will be reviewed by members of the Faculty Affairs Committee.
Grant monies are allocated each academic year in two cycles: spring and fall. The total amount available for each academic year varies, depending on availability of funds. No award shall exceed $1,000. Funds are generally distributed 60% for the spring cycle and 40% for fall cycle.
The committee strives to review all applications and allocate the available monies within 30 days following the deadline. There are often delays associated with the approval of travel and expenses at the division level. Please take this into consideration when submitting your application.
Submit a pdf document via LCSC email to the Faculty Affairs Committee Chair on or before the deadline. Copy the Provost’s Office, email@example.com, as well as your Division chair.
You should receive an acknowledgement email shortly after your application has been received. If you have not received an email acknowledgement within one week of the application deadline, please contact the Faculty Affairs Committee chair.
Your document must not exceed two pages and should include:
- Plan to be a conference presenter, but haven’t received confirmation
- Plan to attend a conference
Applicants will be informed of their application status within 30 days of the grant application deadline. The Provost’s Office will send an award letter via email to the grant recipients within 30 days of the grant application deadline. The grant recipient must accept or reject the grant in writing within 7 days. The grant recipient should also send a copy of their response to the Faculty Affairs Committee chair and their Division chair.
Reimbursement. Expenses will be paid from the grant recipient’s division’s cost center and reimbursed at the end of the project, once the Provost’s Office has received a written report listing all the expenses. Requisitions, receipts, and other proof of expenses must be attached.
Final Report. Once the grant funded activity has been completed, the grant recipient should submit a brief one page report describing how the grant activities were completed. The report is due to the Provost’s Office and the Faculty Affairs Committee chair within 30 days of the grant funded activity.