College of Arts and Sciences Research/Proposal Development Summer Grant
The College of Arts and Sciences will provide $5,000 summer stipend grants to untenured, tenure-track faculty to work on scholarly research, creative projects and/or external funding proposals. The purpose of these grants are to allow untenured faculty to focus on scholarship during the summer. This summer, the CAS Summer Grant program is funded in part by the NSF ADVANCE APPALACHIAN program, which is focused on improving gender equity in STEM fields at Appalachian and is part of a broad NSF effort to increase equity in the STEM workforce.
To receive this grant, the applicant must have no teaching duties during one of the five week summer sessions or one of the graduate sessions. These funds are exclusively for salary and cannot be used for equipment, supplies, travel, etc. Stipends will be paid on June 30, 2021. These are state salary funds and are subject to all pertinent taxes. Faculty are eligible to receive a grant once every three years. All untenured, tenure-track faculty are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted before Monday, January 25, 2021 to receive full consideration.