Funding Opportunities

The University Teaching Council offers three options for conference attendance, which include:

  1. Domestic Travel Conference Award - $1,000.00 (ie, airfare, hotel etc) - one award per fiscal year
  2. Foreign Travel Conference Award - $1,200.00 (ie, airfare, hotel etc) - one award per fiscal year
  3. Virtual Conference Award - 2 virtual conferences per applicant per fiscal year, not to exceed $800.00 for both conferences combined (domestic or international).

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All full-time faculty are eligible for funding.  Part-time faculty are eligible to partner with full-time faculty for Summer Teaching Development Grants only.

Faculty may also wish to seek alternate or supplemental sources to support their teaching development activities.  Sources may include departments, colleges, campuses, and the NTT Professional Development Excellence Pool (NTT Professional Development Excellence Pool).  Research-related activities may be supported by the University Research Council (Research Faculty Development). 

 

Teaching Development Grants and Workshop Grants will only be reviewed during the academic year while Council is in session


Teaching Conference TRAVEL Grant (TCTG) (Up to $1000 domestic and $1,200 international): PLEASE SEE ABOVE FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION

  • To attend conferences and workshops that enrich or enhance the processes and practices of teaching.

  • To give pedagogical papers and/or present on teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level.

  • Faculty may receive only one Teaching Conference Travel Grant and one Teaching Development Grant per fiscal year.

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Teaching Development Grant (TDG): (limit: $2000/year):

  • To work on andragogical/pedagogical development outside of normal course preparation or to work on academic curricular innovation that has a wide impact.

  • Preference will be given to projects that investigate student learning across years, departments, and courses, as well as those that seek to communicate interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding.

  • Faculty may receive only one Teaching Development Grant and one Teaching Conference Grant per fiscal year.

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Summer Teaching Development Grants (STDG):

  • To work on teaching and/or curricular development ($4,500 for 5-weeks; $9,000 for 10-weeks).

  • Only one proposal per applicant.

  • Only information requested in the form is allowed; no addenda or supporting material accepted.

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Workshop Grants (WG): ($4,000 limit):

  • To bring in an outside expert to conduct a faculty development workshop on teaching for a department/school/campus.

  • Faculty may receive only one Workshop Grant per fiscal year.

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