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OpportunitySummaryMaximum AwardDeadlineContact
Associated Colleges of the South Grant Program

Supports innovative instruction, collaborative curriculum, diversity and inclusion

Varies

June

ACS website

Bacca Foundation Visiting Scholar and Artist Program

Supports visits from distinguished scholars, visiting faculty, writers, performing artists and professors of practice

Varies

On-going

Leslie Marsicano

Center for Civic Engagement Curricular Development Grant

Supports the integration of community-based learning into existing courses through grants for curriculum development work.

$1,500

January

Stacey Riemer

The Charles N. Williamson Endowment

Support of curricular and co-curricular projects and programs that promote understanding of gay and lesbian issues

Varies

On-going

Wendy Raymond and Byron McCrae

Collaborate Project Grants

Funding for collaborations and research projects in the humanities and arts focused on justice, equality, and community in partnership with Center for Civic Engagement

$20,000

On-going

Stacey Riemer

Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation Grants

Support for curricular and pedagogical innovation in justice, equality, and community across the humanities and arts

$1,500-$10,000

On-going

Mark Sample

Davidson Research Initiative Faculty Development - Course Release Program

Support for mid-career faculty embarking on a new research program or taking a new direction with their current research program or faculty applying for a competitive, external research grant (>$50,000) that includes collaborative research with undergraduates

N/A

On-going

Verna Case

Davidson Research Initiative - Group Investigation Program

Funds for off-campus trips that support the learning objectives of a course or that provide a learning opportunity that enhances the undergraduate experience

$15,000

September and February

Verna Case

Dean Rusk Faculty Grant

Funds to support service and study abroad

Varies

March

Chris Alexander

Digital Studies Course Development Grant

Provide course development grants to humanities faculty to infuse existing courses with digital tools or practices or to develop entirely new courses with a strong digital component

$4,000

On-going

Mark Sample

Digital Studies Professional Development Grant

Cover expenses for professional training or development related to digital methodology, digital pedagogy, or digital culture

$2,000-$6,000

On-going

Mark Sample and Nicole Snyder

Faculty Study and Research Grant

Support professional activities, including summer study, research and other scholarly and creative pursuits or support for a student research fellow or assistant

Typically $4,000

January

Nicole Snyder

Faculty Study and Research Just in Time Grant

Support for exceptional opportunities that rise outside of normal FSR grant cycle

$4,000 per year

On-going

Nicole Snyder

Faculty Study and Research Publication Grant

Assistance with publication costs for manuscripts that have been accepted for publication by a scholarly press

$2,000 per year

On-going

Verna Case

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Supports long-term, ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences

$95,000 plus funds for research and relocation costs

September

Wendy Raymond

NEH Summer Workshop

Opportunity to pursue research in the humanities that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities

$6,000

July

Wendy Raymond

Professional Meeting Travel Fund

Regular, full-time faculty members may be reimbursed for 95 percent of travel expenses to professional meetings

$2,000

On-going

Leslie Marsicano

Public Humanities Practitioner-in-Residence

Support for individual working professionally on issues related to justice, equality, and community to take residency at Davidson

Salary, benefits and programming funds

On-going

Patricia Tilburg

Robert C. Whitton Mentoring Fund

Supports events or projects that promise cooperation and collaboration between students and faculty or staff members

Varies, usually $100-$1,000

On-going

Leslie Marsicano

Salzburg Global Seminar Fellowship

Sponsors one faculty member's participation in a Salzburg Global Seminar

Varies

January

Wendy Raymond

VPAA Curricular Assessment Grant

Help faculty members develop and implement assessment plans for courses, departments, or other aspects of Davidson's curriculum

$1,000

On-going

Assessment Committee (Shireen Campbell)

Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

Supports faculty who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation

$50,000

August

Wendy Raymond