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Grants Supporting Faculty Research


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 2018 (January-May): Friday, October 13, 2017

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. When you open it if it is not, check the top of the screen, if there is a grey bar that says “this PDF contains forms. The filling of form fields is not supported” at the right side of that grey bar there should be a box that says “Open with different viewer” when you click on that box you can select “Open with Adobe Acrobat”. If you don’t have the grey bar, but the form is not writable when you first open it try a different search engine. For example, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer seem to work better than Firefox, but remember your version of Adobe Acrobat as well as your choice of search engine need 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 winter and spring 2018 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 13th to either:

Shannon Halverson-Gorajia, Administrative Coordinator 
Roosevelt 103
shalvers@chapman.edu

+ - Collaborative Research Fund

Wilkinson College Collaborative Research Fund 2017-18 AY

The Wilkinson College Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) is designed to foster interdisciplinary exchange by supporting the growth of competitive and productive multi-faculty/multi-discipline research 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 supports grant preparation (meetings with program officers, conference attendance). 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.

We are currently accepting applications. Applications require one week for processing.

To apply for a Collaborative Research Fund (CRF):

  1. Download and follow the application instructions
  2. Complete the Routing Form and Budget Template included with the instructions
  3. You will be required to submit the following as part of your Project Synopsis:

* Project description (400 words max) Describe your project goals, expected outcomes, project significance and institutional impact.

* Methodology (200 words max)

* Dissemination and Next Steps (300 words max)

* Amount requested of the Collaborative Research Fund

  1. In addition please also include:

* Curriculum Vitae

Recipients are responsible for all administrative tasks associated with awarded funds. Please carefully review the routing form before submitting a proposal.

  1. Submit application packet to the Collaborative Research Fund Coordinator: Taryn Stroop, WCAHSS Research and Grants Analyst, 714-628-7355, stroop@chapman.edu

Required Reporting In addition, awarded faculty must submit a project report within 30 days of project completion or by May 15, whichever comes first. The Report can be downloaded and is located in the box on the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

+ - Scholarly Subvention Fund

Wilkinson College Scholarly Subvention Fund 2017-18 AY

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

The Subvention Fund will assist faculty with the production and reprint costs for publications, including book indexing. Requests up to $2,000 will be supported. A final report is required on close of the funding period.

* The requesting author must be the sole or primary author, and currently employed as a full-time faculty in Wilkinson College. Excluded from eligibility are temporary faculty and 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.

* 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.

We are currently accepting applications. Applications require one week for processing.

To apply for a Scholarly Subvention Fund (SSF):

  1. Download and follow the application instructions
  2. Complete the Routing Form and Budget Template included with the instructions
  3. You will be required to submit the following as part of your Project Synopsis:

* Brief description of the project

* Author name | Title | Email

* Title of book

* Book abstract

* Publisher/Company name and publication date

* Amount requested of the Subvention Fund

  1. In addition please also include:

* Curriculum Vitae

* Formal letter of acceptance from the Publisher

* A statement by the publisher that a specific amount is required and justification for that amount

Recipients are responsible for all administrative tasks associated with awarded funds. Please carefully review the routing form before submitting a proposal.

  1. Submit application packet to the Scholarly Subvention Fund Coordinator: Taryn Stroop, WCAHSS Research and Grants Analyst, 714-628-7355, stroop@chapman.edu

Required Reporting

In addition, awarded faculty must submit a project report within 30 days of project completion or by May 15, whichever comes first. The Report can be downloaded and is located in the box on the left of the screen titled, Important Forms.

 

+ - Visiting Scholar Fund

Wilkinson College Visiting Scholar Fund 2017-18

The Visiting Scholar Fund supports collaborative meetings/presentations and work between scholars/artists/community leaders. Its explicit goal is to create an interdisciplinary partnership between Wilkinson College faculty and faculty from other institutions, as well as, individuals in both the government and private sectors. It is intended to support collaborative research. Partnerships to this end are required to teach one or two classes. All Wilkinson College full-time faculty are eligible to apply. Wilkinson 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.

The following costs are eligible under the Visiting Scholar Fund:

* Travel

* Lodgings

* Honorarium

* Mtg./Conference/ Training

* Professional Services

We are currently accepting applications. Applications require one week for processing.

 

To apply for the Visiting Scholar Fund (VSF):

1. Download and follow the application instructions

2. Complete the Routing Form and the Budget Template included with the instructions

3. You will be required to submit the following as part of your Project Synopsis:

 

* Project description (400 words max) Describe your project goals, expected outcomes, project significance and institutional impact.

* Methodology (200 words max)

* Dissemination and Next Steps (300 words max)

* Amount requested of the Visiting Scholar Fund

4. In addition please also include if applicable:

* A Curriculum Vitae or web link for any visiting persons

Recipients are responsible for all administrative tasks associated with awarded funds. Please carefully review the routing form before submitting a proposal.

5. Submit application packet to the Visiting Scholar Fund Coordinator: Mary Shockey, WCAHSS Events and Development Coordinator, 714-532-6017, shockey@chapman.edu

 

Required Reporting

In addition, awarded faculty must submit a project report within 30 days of project completion, or by May 15, whichever comes first. The Report can be downloaded and is located in the box on the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

+ - 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

+ - Staff Development Fund

Wilkinson College Staff Development Fund 2017-18 AY

The WCAHSS staff development program funds outcome-based activities/items/projects that further cultivate Wilkinson College staff. Projects must be directed toward increasing skill and understanding and directed at promoting staff development.

Awarded projects must be completed within the academic year. Grant applications between $200-$700 will be considered.

The goals of the staff development grant are to:

* Increase effectiveness, efficiency and productivity in the workplace.

* Promote collaboration, creativity and collegiality increasing a sense of community.

* Improve the quality of life and job satisfaction for employees.

* Reducing operating costs.

Projects must align with the following:

* Programs that will motivate, challenge, strengthen and enlighten staff - aligning staff professional skills with organizational needs.

* Promote teamwork through solving problems, sharing successes, and creating new visions.

* Support the mission of Chapman to provide personalized education which leads to inquiring, ethical and productive global citizens.

* Support involvement, empowerment and recognition of excellence.

* Strengthen engagement between the college and the University.

Examples:

* Software/ equipment purchases

* Attending conferences

* Team building professional activities

* Training courses

We are currently accepting applications.

To apply for a Staff Development Fund (SDF):

  1. Complete the Staff Development Fund Application
  2. Submit application packet to the Staff Development Fund Coordinator: Barbara Piscitelli, WCHASS Administrative Director, 714-532-6017, piscitel@chapman.edu

Required Reporting

In addition, awarded staff must submit a project report within 30 days of project completion, or by May 15, whichever comes first. The Report can be downloaded and is located in the box on the left of the screen titled Important Forms.

 

+ - 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. Check with Margaret McDonough Monroe for more details.
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