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Internal Funding

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Internal Funding

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has a comprehensive list of internal funding opportunities.  This page is available to offer additional insight into specific programs. 

C3 also wants you to know that we are available for proposal review for internal grants in addition to external applications. If you would like proposal assistance, please contact us: 

Matthew Winn, M.A.
Proposal Development
512.245.0040


Research Enhancement Program

Deadline:  October 25, 2017

Texas State's Research Enhancement Program is an internally funded grant competition intended to encourage and provide support for faculty research and other creative activities. 

REP Guidelines          Rubric          Examples of Successful REP Proposals  

REP-Online-Application-Tutorial.pdf     REP-Workshop-PowerPoint-FY18.pdf

Eligibility: All full-time Texas State faculty members, tenured or tenure-track, are eligible to apply. Individuals are eligible to apply for a maximum of $8000; two or more eligible faculty, for a maximum of $16,000.

College Research Enhancement Committee (CREC, 2016-2017 academic year):  Remember, your department/school College Research Enhancement Committee (CREC) representative can be your advocate for your REP proposal!  Talk to them about your proposal or even send them a draft and ask for comments and suggestions.  

Need Assistance with Proposal Review?  Mary Ellen Cavitt is available to review proposals as well as Matthew Winn and Lisa Westerbeck. Contact C3 with any budget questions - we are here to help! 

The following project narrative template was developed for the College of Fine Arts and Communication rubric:

Service Learning Faculty Fellows and Mini-Grants

Deadline: Open throughout the year (SL Fellows are eligible to apply for mini-grants)

Service-Learning:  At Texas State University, we use Bringle and Hatcher’s[1] definition of academic service-learning (SL), which is defined as:

“A course-based, credit bearing educational experience that allows students to (a) participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs and (b) reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of personal values and civic responsibility.”

The Offices of Service-Learning Excellence (formerly known as the Service-Learning Initiative) wants to recognize faculty that are incorporating service-learning in their courses and/or research as Service-Learning Fellows. 

SL Fellows Eligibility:  Faculty/Instructors at all career tracks (full- or part-time) or academic rank (per-course lecturer to tenure-track faculty) from all disciplines and professional schools at Texas State University are eligible to apply.

Mini-Grant Eligibility:  SL Fellow

Mini-grants are intended to directly support activities related to developing, implementing, or expanding academic service-learning opportunities for Texas State students and faculty.  Funding may be requested to support SL research or class activities.  Mini-grants are limited to $350 per faculty member for resources.  Limited teaching assistance is available.

Funding Source: Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

SL Fellows Program         SL Mini-Grants