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Faculty Funding Opportunities

2021 Grants Info Session

Join Associate Vice Provost Eric Tillman and Craig Stephens from the Research Committee to learn more about internal grant opportunities.

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Find various Provost grants related to research, student research assistants, course release and external funding opportunities

Proposed research that entails the use of human subjects, laboratory animals, radiological hazards, biohazards, or recombinant DNA must comply with University policies. Please consult the SCU Office of Research Compliance and Integrity web page for more information. If compliance committee approval is needed for a project, then such approval must be obtained before any grant is awarded.

 Provost Research Grants

Teaching Grants

Other Internal Funding

Find more information on other internal opportunities for faculty funding below

Continuously accepting applications- details and application can be found here

Please direct any questions regarding this award to Sam Herman at or Eric Tillman at


College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Grants support the scholarship and creative activity of tenure-stream teaching scholars. Contact: Kathleen Schneider, Senior Assistant Dean. Applications accepted year round.

Moran Family Trust Grants support the integration of ethics and social justice into the curriculum for tenured and tenure track faculty and senior lecturers in the College of Arts & Sciences. Contact: Marie Brancati, College of Arts & Sciences.
Application deadline: January
Amount: up to $1,500

School of Business Leavey Grants support creative scholarship and teaching innovation of full-time tenure-track faculty. Contact: Dean's office, Leavey School of Business.
Application deadline: May

School of Engineering Internal Grants support direct costs of a research project, including student support, for full time faculty. Contact: Dean's office, School of Engineering.
Application deadline: June

Ignation Center for Jesuit Education: Bannan Grants support scholarly and pedagogical projects enhancing the Jesuit character of the University.. Contact:Paul Woolley, Associate Director, Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.
Application deadlines: October and April
Amount: up to $5,000

Ciocca Center Grants support research, curricular development and faculty/staff development activities relating to innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset. Contact: Application deadline: Varies by program throughout the year.

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