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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* $2,500 ($2,000 stipend, $500 for materials) To develop new courses or revamp existing courses.

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February for Summer/Fall

Office of the Dean and Provost
Faculty Enhancement* (General) $3,000 ($4,000 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

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February for Summer/Fall

Office of the Dean and the Provost
Faculty-Student Summer Collaboration $3000 for faculty member, $7500 total for project Contact the Dean's Office for more information.

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February for Summer/Fall

Office of the Dean and the 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.

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February 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

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February for Summer/Fall

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning
Interdisciplinary Program Development Up to $3,000 Planning grants for revamp of existing interdisciplinary program (minor, concentration, or track) or the creation of a new interdisciplinary program

Mid-September for Spring

Mid-February for Summer/Fall

Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning
Holstein Program in Ethics Funds $3,000 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 Based on Availability To support events/activities that reflect the mission of the CTL. Click here to access form. Ongoing Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning
Cater Society Seminar Grant $2,500 To fund  scholarly/creative work conducted with Cater Society Junior Fellows including research, conference presentation, or co-authorship. Click here for more information. Ongoing Cater Society of Junior Fellows

 *indicates grants that may not be used concurrently