Archived Calls for Proposals

Conference Travel Grants for Graduate Students
Spring 2020

Southern Connecticut State University recognizes the importance of student and faculty scholarship and creative activity in furthering its mission. The University is committed to expanding the array of support mechanisms for such scholarship and creative activity. The Conference Travel Grant for Graduate Students aims to provide graduate students with funds to help support travel to national and international conferences for the purpose of presenting their work at said conferences.  Proposals from graduate students who wish to merely attend a conference will not be considered for funding.  Proposals from graduate students whose work demonstrates a high probability of producing a published manuscript (or other relevant scholarly representation aligned with their discipline) will be given priority. These grants are sponsored by the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. .
 
To apply:
Please see the Call for Proposals for further details, eligibility requirements and procedures.  The deadline for applications is Friday, December 6, 2019.

For questions, please contact Professor Elliott Horch at horche2@southernct.edu.

Undergraduate Research Assistants
Call for Proposals

Southern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that funds are available to support undergraduate research assistants for full time faculty members during the [Winter Session, Spring Semester, and/or Summer 2020]. This initiative, Undergraduate Research Assistants, is funded by the SCSU Office of the Provost. One grant of up to $3,000 will be awarded to a Faculty Member to support one or more undergraduate research assistants to assist with said faculty member's research in any academic discipline represented on the SCSU campus.

To apply:
The attached application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by applicants and submitted in electronic format (in one PDF) to rsac@southernct.edu   by 4:00 p.m. on Friday November 22, 2019. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration nor will late applications.

Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Elliott Horch at horche2@southernct.edu.

Undergraduate Research Grants
Call for Proposals
Spring Semester 2020

Southern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce the continuation of a program to support independent undergraduate research during the Spring Semester 2020. This initiative, Undergraduate Research Grants, is funded by the SCSU Foundation. Grants of $3,000 each will be awarded to undergraduate students to complete research in any academic discipline represented on the SCSU campus. Each student awardee will be guided by a faculty mentor. Grants are only for proposals to fund original research initiated by the student. Applications to fund research for a faculty member’s project or for research initiated by a different student will not be accepted. Faculty mentors will receive payment for one credit for their guidance of the proposed student research.

To apply:
The attached application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by necessary parties and submitted as one PDF file to the Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee at rsac@southernct.edu  by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.

Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Elliott Horch at horche2@southernct.edu.

Mid-Level Faculty Research Fellowship
Spring or Fall 2020
  

Southern Connecticut State University recognizes the importance of faculty scholarship and creative activity in furthering its mission. The University is committed to expanding the array of support for such scholarship and creative activity. The Mid-Level Faculty Research Fellowship aims to provide mid-level faculty members with a significant amount of reassigned time at this crucial stage in their careers at Southern for these purposes. The Fellow may generate publication(s) from his/her dissertation or other previous research, or conduct new research or creative activity. It is expected that the Fellow will pursue work leading to a publishable article or its scientific or creative equivalent, and will make a public presentation at Southern or within the CSCU system and at a national/international conference venue.
Applications will be reviewed by a group of faculty, representing a broad range of disciplines, who have been appointed by the Provost to serve on the University-wide Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee.

This fellowship is sponsored by the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and is independent from the reassigned time allocated in the AAUP contract. This reassigned time will be coupled with a proportionate release from service responsibilities for the semester of the fellowship.

To apply:
The attached application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by necessary parties and submitted in electronic format (in one PDF file) to rsac@southernct.edu   by 4:00 PM, Friday, October 11, 2019.

Questions regarding the application process or other issues may be directed to Elliott Horch at ext. 2-6393 or via e-mail to horche2@southernct.edu.

Summer and Fall 2019 Undergraduate Research Grants - Application

Southern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that grants will be available to support independent undergraduate research during the summer and fall of 2019. This initiative, Undergraduate Research Grants, is funded by the SCSU Foundation. Grants of $3,000 each will be awarded to undergraduate students to complete research in any academic discipline represented on the SCSU campus. Each student awardee will be guided by a faculty mentor. Faculty mentors will receive payment for one credit for their guidance of the proposed student research.

The purpose of these grants is to promote high quality research and creative activity at the undergraduate level by having students work closely with a faculty mentor during the spring semester.

Please see the Undergraduate Research Grants Call for Proposals which outlines program details, eligibility requirements, procedures, and forms. Please follow the Directions for Saving Unofficial Academic Transcript as PDF to save your undergraduate transcripts and attach them to the application. 

To apply:
The application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by necessary parties and submitted by the student in one PDF file to the Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee at rsac@southernct.eduby 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7th. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.

Awards:
Members of the Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee (RSAC) will review proposals and recommend awardees to the Provost.

Please distribute this information widely so that interested students and faculty can consider research projects for this exciting program.

Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Michele Thompson at thompsonc2@southernct.edu.

Conference Travel Grant for Graduate Students
July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

Southern Connecticut State University recognizes the importance of student and faculty scholarship and creative activity in furthering its mission. The University is committed to expanding the array of supports for such scholarship and creative activity. The Conference Travel Grant for Graduate Students aims to provide graduate students with funds to help support travel to national, international, and regional conferences for the purpose of presenting their work at said conferences.  Proposals from graduate students who wish to merely attend a conference will not be considered for funding.  Proposals from graduate students whose work demonstrates a high probability of producing a published manuscript (or other relevant scholarly representation aligned with their discipline) will be given priority.
 
To apply:
Follow the guidelines in the Conference Travel Grant Call for Proposals and submit the required information  in electronic format as one single PDF file to RSAC@southernct.edu, by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019.  For questions, please contact Professor C. Michele Thompson at thompsonc2@southernct.edu.    

Joan Finn Junior Faculty Research Fellowship
Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 - Application

Southern Connecticut State University recognizes the importance of faculty scholarship and creative activity in furthering its mission. The University is committed to expanding the array of supports for such scholarship and creative activity. The Joan Finn Junior Faculty Research Fellowships aim to provide junior faculty members with a significant amount of reassigned time at an early stage in their careers at Southern for these purposes. The Fellow may generate publication(s) from his/her dissertation or other previous research, or conduct new research or creative activity. It is expected that the Fellow will pursue work leading to a publishable article or its scientific or creative equivalent, and will make a public presentation at Southern or within the CSCU system.

To apply:
The attached application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by necessary parties and submitted as one complete file in electronic format to: RSAC@southernct.edu by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Questions regarding the application process or other issues may be directed to C. Michele Thompson, Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee Chair at thompsonc2@southernct.edu.

Undergraduate Research Assistants
Call for Proposals

Southern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that funds are available to support undergraduate research assistants for full time faculty members during the[Winter Session, Spring Semester, and/or Summer 2019]. This initiative, Undergraduate Research Assistants, is funded by the SCSU Office of the Provost. One grant of up to $3,000 will be awarded to a Faculty Member to support one or more undergraduate research assistants to assist with said faculty member's research in any academic discipline represented on the SCSU campus.

To apply:
The attached application form and all required supporting materials must be fully completed, signed by applicants and submitted in electronic format (in one PDF) to rsac@southernct.eduby 4:00 p.m. on Thursday November 1, 2018. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration nor will late applications. To apply please fill out the Undergraduate Research Assistant Application

Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Michele Thompson at thompsonc2@southernct.edu.

5th Annual Faculty TAPAS
A Taste of Scholarship and Creative Activity Across the Disciplines
Monday, November 19, 2018 • 4:30 - 7:30 pm • Adanti Theater

What is it?
20 single-slide presentations of new or on going creative activity, presented in rapid succession.  Each presentation is a maximum of 4 minutes. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis, while space is available, until October 25th.

To be considered for a TAPAS presentation, please submit your name, department, and title of your slide by October 25th to: https://tinyurl.com/2018TAPAS

Questions or concerns, please contact Carol Jenkins at jenkinsc12@southernct.edu or Kelly Bordner at bordnerk2@southernct.edu.

Mid-Level Faculty Research Fellowship

Date: September 6, 2018
To: All Deans, Department Chairpersons and Full Time Faculty
From: Robert S. Prezant, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Subject: Mid-Level Faculty Research Fellowship

I am pleased to announce that the Mid-Level Faculty Research Fellowship will be made available again this year. This fellowship is an excellent opportunity for full time faculty at the rank of Associate Professor, with or without tenure, and all tenured full time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor to pursue scholarly research at a crucial stage in their careers. 

Please see the Call for Proposals which outlines program details, eligibility requirements and procedures. This fellowship is sponsored by the Office of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and is independent from the reassigned time allocated in the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) contract.

The deadline for applications is Friday, October 12, 2018. Please encourage eligible colleagues to apply.

The Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee (RSAC), chaired by Dr. Michele Thompson, will be reviewing the applications and forwarding recommendations to me. For further information, you may contact Michele Thompson via email at thompsonc2@southernct.edu or on extension x25614.