University Teaching Grants support the development and application of evidence-based pedagogical practices for courses and programs at Illinois State University. The Center for Integrated Professional Development seeks a project that is aimed to demonstrate a strong impact on student success, student learning, and a sense of belongingness. This grant provides up to $3,500 for an individual instructor, a single departmental team, or a team without students as partners. It provides up to $5,000 for a cross-disciplinary team or a team that includes a student as a partner.
Instructional Innovation Grants provide financial support for instructors interested in enhancing their teaching knowledge and skills for inclusive teaching excellence. The program provides up to $500 in reimbursement for travel, technology, instructional materials, and stipends for speakers.
Community Engagement Learning Grant Program is intended to support incorporating the principles and goals of Illinois State's core value of civic engagement into students' curricular experiences. The grants are intended to reimburse faculty for expenses directly associated with course-based events, activities or projects that develop students' civic and community knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors and prepare them to participate in social change. Grants support community engagement projects as service learning assignments, guest speakers, travel expenses for class trips, material for in-class activities/assignments, etc. Applications are accepted on a continual basis. This grant is funded and administered by the Center for Civic Engagement.
Find information about internal research grants offered by the Research and Sponsored Programs unit at Illinois State University.
The Travel Grant Program subsidizes for travel expenses for the presentation of SoTL work. Funds may be used toward conference registration or other travel costs.
Seed grants provide funding to help new SoTL scholars get started.
This program provides SoTL small grants to study the developmental and learning outcomes of Illinois State students.