Grants and Awards
CITL sponsors a number of grants and awards to support IUB faculty members in developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Please see the programs below for deadlines, and contact us with any questions.
Active Learning Grants provide funding to support the (re)design of courses that will enhance student engagement and active learning. Award: $1,500 per project. Deadline: February 15, 2013.
Project Engage Fellows will develop a new service-learning course to be taught once before the year 2015 and twice between the years 2015 and 2020. Deadline: February 15, 2013.
SOTL grants provide funding to support research projects on teaching and learning at IUB. Awards: $2,000, $5,000, or $12,000. Deadline: February 15, 2013.
Service-Learning Faculty Fellows will be part of a learning community that explores issues related to service-learning and community-based research and will also serve as a resource for other instructors considering adopting a service-learning pedagogy or developing a community-based research design. Award: $1,000. Deadline: February 15, 2013.
The Summer Instructional Development Fellowship (SIDF) program supports faculty members’ efforts to enhance student learning by encouraging innovative approaches to instruction and the development of measurable learning outcomes. The 2013 SIDF program focuses on the development of innovative approaches to online and hybrid education. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on April 22nd, 2013.
Summer Writing-Teaching Grants provide funding to help faculty design undergraduate courses that use writing in innovative and fruitful ways. Award: $1,500 per project. Deadline: February 15, 2013.
Related Grants and Awards
The following programs are not sponsored by CITL, but do connect to teaching at IUB.
Information Fluency Grants (IU Libraries)
The Indiana University Libraries offer an instructional development grant of $1,500 to create and reenergize courses that incorporate information fluency into undergraduate curricula and teach students how to do scholarly research. Deadline: April 5, 2013.
Sustainability Course Development Fellowship (Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs)
This award program supports faculty members' efforts to enhance teaching of topics related to sustainability and environmental literacy at the IU Bloomington campus. It will support innovative approaches to instruction of complex, interdisciplinary topics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Service-learning courses and those that involve application of principles of sustainability to the IU Bloomington campus are of particular interest. Deadline: Annually on March 1.
Annual Intensive Writing Essay Prizes (CITL Writing Program)
The Intensive Writing Essay Prizes, sponsored jointly by the CITL Writing Program and the College of Arts and Sciences, have been established to recognize the work and excellence of students writing for IU Bloomington courses that fulfill the College's Intensive Writing requirement. The prizes also recognize the teaching efforts made by faculty to encourage and develop good student writing. Those faculty whose students receive Intensive Writing Essay Prizes will be recognized alongside their students. Deadline: March 1, 2013.
CITL staff members are available to discuss ideas or plans for these or any other teaching-related grant application you may be submitting. Contact us to set up an appointment.