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Funding Opportunities at UNF

Campus-Wide Research Grant Opportunities/Support

Sponsoring Unit: Academic and Student Affairs

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Faculty Development Grant - Scholarship FT, Tenured, Tenure Track $7,500 per award/$10,000 for interdisciplinary ON HOLD FOR FALL Approx 20
Professional Development Leaves FT, Non-Tenure Track One semester, full pay October Approx 2
Sabbatical Leaves FT, Tenured One semester, full pay October Approx 5
Scholarship Release Program 1st and 4th year, Tenure Track 3-credit hour course release Varies - managed at department level Varies by eligible faculty (1st & 4th year) by department
Research Course Release Award Program Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty - with grants Release Time During preparation of grant proposal Dependent on amount funded by grant
Salary Savings Research Incentive Program Full Time Faculty Use of external funding for course reassignment Ongoing Dependent on funded research
Prestigious Fellowship Support Full Time Faculty Depending on need Ongoing Dependent on fellowship award

Sponsoring Unit: President's Office

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Presidential Professorships (Terry/JAD) FT, Tenured at rank of full professor $7,500 stipend/year for 3 years, one course release/year for three years Fall 2 Professorships with a term of 3 years

President's Office

Sponsoring Unit: University Development and Alumni Engagement

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Foundation Board Faculty Grants FT, Tenured, Tenure Track $80,000 approx total for all awards November 1 Dependent on amount funded per grant

Sponsoring Unit: Institute of Environmental Research and Education

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded;
Seed Grant Faculty or Teams of personnel with at least one tenure track faculty member $8,000 maximum September-October 2 annually

 

Restricted- Unit Level Research Grant Opportunities

Sponsoring Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Gerson Yessin Professorship Music faculty Professorship allows holder access to endowment funds that may be used as budget for projects related to CLASSICAL music October 1
Dean's Leadership Council Faculty Fellowships COAS Tenured, Tenure track $2,500 stipend/course release (typically used in spring) and reimbursement for up to $1,500 of project expenses October 3-4 fellowships
Research Enhancement Plan COAS faculty on tenure line Competitive, either a budget for a specific research project or course release. Program is funded jointly and equally with ORSP, department and college. Awards are distributed either as a $3,000 course release or a $1,500 stipend for research expenses. October 5-10 awards
Jim Van Vleck Teaching Excellence Award COAS "pairs", one tenure-earning faculty member earning "exceeds expectations" and one tenured faculty member $4,000 for tenure-earning and $1,000 for tenured October 2 faculty pairs
Eisen Experiential Learning Grant Tenured/Tenure-track and Non Tenure-track faculty $2,000 October       
Joan Van Vleck Exceptional Service Award      Tenured/Tenure-track faculty-Awardees must agree to join the UNF Chapter of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women's Network $12,500      October      2 awards/annually
Mid-Career Faculty Research Release Award Associate Professors 3 course releases in one semester      October 2 awards/annually
Research, Scholarship, Creative Activity Excellence Fund RSCA active tenure track and non-tenure track faculty, recognition of published monographs, papers in high impact journals, significant external grants, prestigious artistic competitions. These are given to those faculty who have been  recognized at the ORSP STARS ceremony in the spring. However, some other stipends, such as top artistic competition stipend do require an application  Open access fees, the stipend amounts vary between $500 and $1000 October  
Office of Undergraduate Research-COAS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award Team of COAS faculty and COAS undergraduate students Up to $1,500/student and up to $500 for faculty October  

Sponsoring Unit: College of Computing, Engineering and Construction

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Fidelity National Financial Distinguished Professorship in CIS Senior faculty member $18,000 year for 2 years, with possible reappointment for another 2 year term; one course release/year Fall 1 every two years
Auld and White Economic Venture Endowment Fund CCEC Faculty Up to 2 and $5,000 per year. Funds may be used for salaries, student support, materials, supplies, travel or other use appropriate and justifiable within the proposal March 1 every 2     years
RF-SMART and Morales Family Endowed Professorship Computing Faculty      $18,000 per award Summer 1 year

Sponsoring Unit: Coggin College of Business

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Paper Institute All CCB Faculty $15,000 per award and all research expenses Applications evaluated each term on ongoing basis- performance based payment Depends on availability of funds
Advisory Board CCB Tenured or tenure track $5,000 (varies) per award for collaborative research meeting accreditation goals Application due dates vary based on needs of advisory board Varies. Two grants have been awarded over the preceding five year accreditation cycle.

Sponsoring Unit: Brooks College of Health

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Brooks Research Professorship Tenured or tenure track (asst., assoc., full) $20,000/year Applications in spring to be awarded in fall term 0-3 each year and grant is a 3-year commitment
Dean's Research Professorship Tenured or tenure track (asst., assoc., full) $18,000/year Applications in spring to be awarded in fall term 0-3 each year and grant is a 3-year commitment
Us: Women and Girls Research Professorship Tenure or tenure track $15,000/year Applications in fall term 1 per year for 2 years

Sponsoring Unit: College of Education and Human Services

       
COEHS Faculty Research Article Award
COEHS Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty $1500  Application available in Teams. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the COEHS Research Advisory Board 1-2
 COEHS Faculty Grant Proposal Award COEHS Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty $1500  Application available in Teams. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the COEHS Research Advisory Board 1-2
 COEHS Seed Grants COEHS Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Up to $5000 per award Application available in Teams. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the COEHS Research Advisory Board Up to 6 awards
 Faculty ORSP Grant Proposal Award All COEHS Faculty $1,000 for Travel (Divided among PIs) No application necessary. PIs must meet with Associate Director of Operations during budget planning process and submit final proposal to Dean’s Office. Up to 10 awards
International Travel Award All COEHS Faculty $2500 Application available in Teams. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the Chairs and Deans 2 awards
Dean’s Advisory Council Board Program Award All COEHS Programs $10,000 Application available in Teams. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the DEAC 1 award
Diversity and Inclusion Program Award All COEHS Programs      $1000 Application will be available once committee meets. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee 1 award
Vicki Cornett Caring Award All COEHS Faculty $500 Application will be available once committee meets. Proposals and nominations will be reviewed and selected by the Faculty Awards Committee 1 award
COEHS Mentoring Award All COEHS Faculty $500 Application will be available once committee meets. Proposals and nominations will be reviewed and selected by a committee of faculty, students and graduates 1 award

Campus-Wide Faculty Support Opportunities in Teaching, Research, and International

Sponsoring Unit: Academic Affairs

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Faculty Development Teaching Grants Ft, Tenured and Tenure Track, Instructors grant in transition ON HOLD Approx 10

Sponsoring Unit: Information Technology Services

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Academic Technology Grants Ft, Tenured and Tenure Track, Instructors, Librarians $1,000 individual/$2,000 collaborative award Fall, Spring Approx 4

Sponsoring Unit: Center for Community Based Learning

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Community Engagement Research (CER) Faculty Fellowship

Fulltime, tenure-track faculty

$1,500 stipend per award for 3 semesters, $1,500 in travel for specific conferences (if available) Spring Maximum of 3 annually 
Community Engagement Conference Travel Award UNF Faculty member of an identified community-based learning course $1,500 (inter)national conference presentation; $1,000 for regional or state conference presentation Rolling while funding lasts Rolling while funding lasts
Community Scholars Program Fulltime, tenure and non-tenure-track faculty and instructors $3,000 stipend (split over 2 semesters) Spring up to 7 annually

Sponsoring Unit: Center for Instruction and Research Technology

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded;
Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative in partnership with the Carpenter Library Full time faculty $1,000 stipend Proposals available each semester 45
Teaching Online (TOL) Foundation - Track A-DL course development and delivery Full time faculty $2,000 stipend Applications available each semester 45
Teaching Online (TOL) Foundation - Track B - DL course delivery Part time faculty $1,000 stipend By chair nomination each semester 60
DCD Distance Learning Course Development Full-time faculty $2,000 stipend Applications available at any time 20

Sponsoring Unit: Office of Faculty Excellence & Academic Engagement

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Transformational Learning Opportunity Grants  FT, non-visiting faculty and staff

Applications for Transformational Learning Opportunity Grants are currently not being accepted as the program is re-envisioned.

TBD Approx 25 undergrad (if travel is required, max amount is $1,500 per student and $1,000 per faculty member) and 5 graduate (maximum award is $5,000)

Sponsoring Unit: Office of Undergraduate Research

Title Eligibility Funding Call for Proposals/Applications # Awards Funded
Research Grant  Undergraduate students engaging in UNF faculty-mentored research  Individual: up to $2,000; Group: $3,500 Fall submission deadline: rolling; Spring submission deadline: May 1st  Rolling while funds last
Conference/Travel Grant   Undergraduate students traveling for research purposes Regional: up to $250, National: up to $500, International: up to $1,000  Mid-September, Mid-November, Mid-February Rolling while funds last
Creative and Special Project Grant Undergraduate students engaging in UNF faculty-mentored creative and special projects  Individual: up to $2,000; Group: $3,500 Fall submission deadline: rolling; Spring submission deadline: May 1st  Rolling while funds last