Download important forms and guidelines for faculty grants
Faculty Grants available for AY14 will be the Lucas and Brenner, both with a budget of 25K. Research and Cultural grants are still on hold at this time.
Guidelines for submitting applications and how to access funds once awarded are linked below.
All applications MUST have a cover sheet, which is provided in a link below under each specific grants description. Please also provide a detailed budget, timeline and project description with each application.
Please note that the Grants Committee has adopted a new policy as follows. If for some reason the plans of a grant recipient change from the original research, professional or pedagogical project as described when submitted during the application process, the recipient is required to inform the Grants Committee immediately, forfeit the granted funds in full, and reapply with a new or alternative proposal in a future grant cycle.
GRANT SUMMARY REPORTS
Lucas Grants are intended to fund projects that can be demonstrated to directly contribute to the improvement of curriculum and teaching.
Application deadlines: October 1st, February 1st, and May 1st
Marcella Brenner Faculty Development Grants
Brenner Grants are intended to fund projects that contribute to the faculty member's personal, professional, and/or artistic development.
Application deadlines: October 1st, February 1st and May 1st
BELOW GRANTS ARE ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Research Initiation Grants
Research Initiation grants are intended to help faculty initiate research. Preferences will be given to projects that develop partnerships with organizations outside MICA (corporate, governmental, and community), and demonstrate a faculty member's sustained interest in a particular field of study.
Application deadlines: February 1st and May 1st
Cultural Expansion Grants
Cultural Expansion grants are intended to support projects that enlarge MICA's experience, particularly of underrepresented groups. Projects can include those that engage the surrounding community, guest speakers and critics, workshops, and development of library and media resources. Projects that cross disciplines with collaboration amoung faculty are encouraged.