Dr. Kerk Kee poses with research students.
Dr. Kerk Kee poses with research students.

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Wilkinson College is offering a series of internal grants to support faculty research. The funding opportunities are designed to assist both individual and group projects. This includes support for travel, research, publishing and projects that partner with local community agencies in the greater Orange County area.

Additional funding information below. Application directions and forms are located on the left side of the screen, labeled Important Forms.

+ - Faculty Conference Travel Support

Conference Travel Support (Existing travel support)
Funding is available to support travel requests to attend academic conferences. Priority is given to those who are presenting papers.
Deadline for winter and spring 2017 (January-May): Friday, October 14, 2016

To apply for Faculty Conference Travel Support for summer and fall, please submit the following:

  •  A Conference Travel Request form (This form should be writable. If you are having trouble with it please try another search engine For example, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer seem to work better than Firefox, but remember they have to be up to date versions. If you need to update your software please contact the service desk.)

*Please note this is a WCHSS internal form only, please do not enter anything into PeopleSoft regarding these Dean’s budget summer & fall travel requests unless you have received an email from the Dean’s Office with an approved amount, and including your Department/Program/Account number.

Faculty should submit application by October 14 to either:

Shannon Halverson, Administrative Assistant
Roosevelt 103
shalvers@chapman.edu

Or

Barbara Piscitelli, Administrative Director
Roosevelt 106
piscitel@chapman.edu

+ - Collaborative Research Fund

Collaborative Research Fund

Funding period: Sept- May

The Wilkinson College collaborative Research Fund (CRF) is designed to foster interdisciplinary exchange by supporting the growth of competitive and productive multi-faculty CRASsH research groups. Research collaborative, unlike the Subvention Fund and the Visiting Scholar Fund are specifically directed at the most active and competitive CRASsH groups. The CRF provides research support (data analysis, technical support and services, fieldwork and research assistants), assistance in establishing a research network (travel, meetings) and grant preparation (visits to program officers, conference attendance).  Groups seeking publication support should submit a Subvention Fund application. It is the goal of the CRF to back projects that will become eligible and competitive for external funding, and attract top students and scholars.

The Collaborative Research Fund will support requests up to $5,000.00. A final report is required on the close of the funding period.

Currently accepting applications. Applications require two weeks for processing.

Qualifications:

Only active CRASsH groups may submit a proposal.

 

To apply for a Collaborative Research Fund, first download application instructions, then submit the following forms.

Required Reporting

Faculty will be responsible for completing Expense Reports, Purchase Requisitions, Non-Payment PPOs or Catering Orders for reimbursement/payment relating to all internally funded proposals. In addition, awarded faculty must submit a report within 30 days of project completion or by May 15, whichever comes first. Reports are located in the box on the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

Authors should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Grants Analyst

(714) 628-7355

Roosevelt Hall 115

stroop@chapman.edu

 

 

 

+ - Scholarly Subvention Fund

The Wilkinson College Scholarly Subvention Fund designed to assist faculty authors in the publication of scholarly books. It is not uncommon that University and other scholarly presses demand authors provide funds to underwrite the publication of scholarly monographs and books.

The College will assist faculty with the production costs and reprint costs for scholarly publications, including book indexing. All requests should be made using the Scholarly Subvention Fund application.

The Scholarly Subvention Fund will support requests up to $2,000. A final report is required on close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: Accepting Applications after June 15, 2015 through April 15, 2016
Funding Period: June 2015 – May 2016
Applications require 2-3 weeks for processing.

Qualifications:

  • Requesting author must be sole or primary author and currently employed as a full-time faculty in Wilkinson College at Chapman University.
  • Excluded from eligibility are temporary faculty or one year contract appointments, or those who plan to resign in the current or subsequent year.
  • Individuals who receive a cash advance from the publisher are not eligible.
  • The Author and Publisher must agree to acknowledge Wilkinson College, Chapman University for the scholarly subvention funding.
  • Funds will be paid directly to the author who is required to provide supporting documentation of payment to publisher.
  • Artworks and photograph permissions are allowed.

To apply for a Scholarly Subvention Fund, first download application instructions, then submit the following forms:

Required Reporting

Faculty will be responsible for completing Expense Reports, Purchase Requisitions, Non-Payment PPOs or Catering Orders for reimbursement/payment relating to all internally funded proposals. In addition, awarded faculty must submit a report within 30 days of project completion or by May 15, whichever comes first. Reports are located in the box on the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

Authors should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Grants and Research Analyst
(714) 628-7355
Roosevelt Hall 115
stroop@chapman.edu

+ - Visiting Scholar Fund

The Visiting Scholar Fund supports collaborative meetings/presentations and work between scholars/artists/community leaders. Its explicit goal is to support cross disciplinary teams of faculty, with partners from other institutions, government or private sector, in the efforts of research and networking in their specific field. The Visiting Scholar Fund is intended to support collaborative research. Partnerships to this end are required to teach one or two classes. Research groups are encouraged to apply.

The Visiting Scholar Fund will support requests up to $7,000. A final report is required upon close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: Accepting Applications after June 15, 2015 through April 15, 2016
Funding Period: June 2015 – May 2016
Applications require 2-3 weeks for processing.

Qualifications:

  • Wilkinson College full-time faculty are eligible to apply. All requests should be made using the Visiting Scholar Fund application.

The Visiting Scholar Fund may cover:

  • Travel
  • Lodgings
  • Honorarium
  • Mtg./Conference/Training
  • Professional Services

To apply for the Visiting Scholar Fund, first download application instructions, then submit the following forms:

Required Reporting

Faculty will be responsible for completing Expense Reports, Purchase Requisitions, Non-Payment PPOs or Catering Orders for reimbursement/payment relating to all internally funded proposals. In addition, awarded faculty must submit a report within 30 days of project completion or May 15, whichever comes first. Reports are located in the box by the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

Faculty should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Grants and Research Analyst
(714) 628-7355
Roosevelt Hall 115
stroop@chapman.edu

+ - Student Travel Support

 To apply for the Student Travel Support, students must complete the following steps:

  • Submit application for funds 30 days prior to travel date
  • If cash advance required, submit a check request with documentation of planned activity
  • Submit expense report with receipts and travel report summary immediately upon return

Students may contact Ms. Piscitelli for questions regarding application for and implementation of Wilkinson College Student Travel Support.

*Standard Allocation of Funds

  1. Attend Conference up to $250
  2. Present/Conduct Research Project up to $500

Students should submit application to:
Barbara Piscitelli, Wilkinson College, Administrative Director
(714) 997-6678
Roosevelt Hall 116
piscitel@chapman.edu

+ - All Other Requests - Additional Funding Support

Additional college funds from the Dean, may be requested to be used for miscellaneous items/activities as on-campus conferences, speakers, events, student activities, equipment, etc. This should only be used if your request would not be applicable to any other of the internal funding options.

To apply for Additional Funding Support, Faculty must complete the following steps:

Barbara Piscitelli, Wilkinson College, Administrative Director
(714) 997-6678
Roosevelt Hall 116
piscitel@chapman.edu

If funds are allotted please note the following:

  • Faculty will be responsible for completing Expense Reports, Purchase Requisitions, Non-Payment PPOs or Catering Orders for reimbursement/payment relating to these funds.
  • Faculty must also complete and submit a one page summary report to Ms. Piscitelli on how these funds were used.

*Faculty may contact Ms. Piscitelli for any questions regarding the application for and implementation of Wilkinson College Requests for Additional Funding Support.

+ - Chapman University Internal Awards

Chapman University's Office of the Provost offers proposals each year. All award proposal submissions are due to the Office of the Provost via Margaret McDonough Monroe. Please only submit electronic proposals in pdf format. Click here for a list of deadlines.
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