College of Idaho Grant Funds
At the center of the College’s mission is the concept of the teacher-scholar—a gifted, dedicated teacher whose work in the classroom is enhanced by deep professional training and an ongoing commitment to scholarship.
The College has established a fund to spur research by reinvesting recovered indirect costs. This fund supports summer grant-writing stipends, sabbatical research, student-faculty collaboration, and other scholarly activities.
More detailed information on internal funding opportunities is available below (PDFs for download).
Grant news and announcements
Useful information about grant opportunities, deadlines, new programs, and updates.
Grant updates: June 4, 2015
Fulbright Scholars 2016-17 program
August 3, 2015 Deadline: Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program
The countdown has begun! Applications for the 2016-17 academic year competition will be accepted through August 3, 2015. Qualified U.S. faculty and professionals are invited to submit proposals. More information and application materials are available here. To view the Catalog of Awards of opportunities by country, visit http://catalog.cies.org/.
Specific discipline highlights for the 2016-17 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program can be found at the following link: http://www.cies.org/highlighted-disciplines
The webinar calendar for the 2016-17 Fulbright Scholar Program competition is live and updated regularly. Topics include virtual advising for applicants and grant opportunities in specific academic disciplines: http://www.cies.org/event-type/webinar-schedule
The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Grant Duration: Two weeks
- India: August 3, 2015
- Japan and Korea: November 2, 2015
- France and Germany: February 1, 2016
More information is available here.
GRANT UPDATES: AUG 8, 2014
MURDOCK CHARITABLE TRUST EXPANDS NATURAL SCIENCE GRANTS PROGRAM
The newly expanded program for Natural Sciences at the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust is now accepting applications.
- Use the new online application portal for submission of proposals to the Natural Sciences program
Only proposals submitted using the online system will be accepted
Formerly labelled the Murdock College Research Program for the Life Sciences, the revised program now includes most science fields.There are a number of major changes from the original Life Sciences program, explained in a new set of guidelines, as well as the instructions and checklist.
- Eligible PIs with an appointment in: chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology, biology; also PIs doing research in selected fields in psychology and environmental science are eligible
- Grants will be 3 years in duration, and up to $60,000 (Trust support limit)
- Minimum 20% cost share from the institution
- Third year of support requires proposal submitted to a national funding agency
- Grants will be non-renewable
- On line application process, October 1, 2014 due date
As in the past, Murdock faculty start-up grant applications are due August 1, 2014, with awards in late November.
For questions about finding grant opportunities, writing grants, or administration of grant awards, please consult the resources available here, or contact the Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations.
Note that all proposals must be reviewed and authorized before submission.
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