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 in blue box on the left.

+-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 (Jan. 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015): TBA
Due to shalvers@chapman.edu

+-Community Engagement Fund

The Community Engagement Fund is intended to support faculty in Wilkinson College with collaborative, action-based, service learning in community partnerships. This grant is intended to fund those proposals which have a high potential for enhancing and significantly contributing to the University’s service mission, particularly for the citizens of Southern California. This fund may support activities of a primary applicant, or projects which involve other faculty, staff, and students (students must be under the supervision of a faculty member).

Community Engagement, within this fund, is defined as the new applications of faculty skills within a community or organization, programs to apply or interpret research results to a local or general population, and/or development of new or existing projects on subjects relating to state needs, and which may encourage service learning projects. Applicants must demonstrate an established relationship with palpable results. Seed funding is available for thoroughly designed projects with demonstrable results.

Funding from this program is intended to encourage development of additional support for future projects. The Community Engagement Fund will support requests up to $5,000. A final report is required upon close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – May 2015

Qualifications:

  • Wilkinson College full-time faculty
  • Established relationship with external group or a thoroughly designed seed-project with demonstrable results.
  • IRB Approval if applicable

The Community Engagement Fund may cover:

  • Travel
  • Professional Services/Honorarium
  • Mtgs./Conferences/Events
  • Student Researchers
  • Materials & Supplies
  • Computer
  • Software

To apply for the Community Engagement Fund faculty must submit the following:

Download application instructions.

Faculty should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator
(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: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – May 2015

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 funds faculty must submit the following:

Download application instructions.

Authors should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator
(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 1/2 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: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – May 2015

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 faculty must submit the following:

Download application instructions.

Faculty should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator
(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.

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