Cromwell Center

Funding Opportunities

Washington College has several sources of internal funding to support teachers. This table gives you a sense of the larger picture. 

Grant/Award

Amount

Available for:

Deadline

Contact

 

Curricular Innovation*

 

 

 

$2500 ($2000 stipend, $500 materials)

 

To develop new courses or revamp existing courses

 

9/13 for spring;

2/15 for summer/fall

 

Office of the Dean and Provost

 

Faculty Enhancement* (general)

 

 

$3000 ($4000 for international travel)

 

To defray expenses for scholarly projects or the gathering of materials for the development of new courses or the significant revision of existing courses

 

9/13 for spring;

2/15 for summer/fall

 

Office of the Dean and Provost

 

Faculty-Student Summer Collaboration

 

$3000 for faculty member, $7500 total for project

 

Contact the Dean’s Office for more information.

 

In March, TBA

 

Office of the Dean and Provost

 

Innovative Pedagogy Awards*

 

$3000 or course release (Additional funding for materials.)

 

To create or re-vamp courses with the resources of the office of Academic Technology

 

9/14  for spring;

2/15 for summer/fall

 

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Interdisciplinary Course Development*

 

$3,000 to an individual instructor. Instructor teams will split the stipend equally.

 

To create courses that examine important issues from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives

 

9/14 for spring;

2/15 for summer/fall

 

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Interdisciplinary Program Development

 

Up to $3000

 

Planning grants for revamp of existing interdisciplinary program (minor, concentration, or track) or the creation of a new interdisciplinary program

 

9/14 for spring;

2/15 for summer/fall

 

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Holstein Program in Ethics Funds

 

 

$3000

 

To enhance an existing course by the addition of material on ethics or to support the creation of a new course that has a substantial focus on ethics

 

contact curator of program

 

Holstein Program in Ethics

CTL Discretionary funds

 

 

 

Cater Society Seminar Grant

 

Based on availability

 

 

 

 

$1300

To support events/activities that reflect the mission of the CTL. Click here to access form.

 

 

 

To fund  scholarly/creative work conducted with Cater Society Junior Fellows including research, conference presentation, or co-authorship. Click here for more information. 

 

 

ongoing

 

 

 

 

 

ongoing

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning

 

 

Cater Society of Junior Fellows

 *indicates grants that may not be used concurrently