Support for Faculty Travel

Faculty Development Funds and Competitive Grant Guidelines

Travel Expense Report Form

Student Employment - Pay Categories

Curricular Development Projects

Faculty members are invited to apply for funding to support activities related to teaching.  These activities may include 
  • curricular development projects,
  • classroom visitors, 
  • course-related fieldtrips, 
  • faculty reading groups and weekend seminars,
  • faculty-faculty tutorials, 
  • on-campus summer workshops, 
  • professional meetings related to teaching, 
  • teaching and learning discussion groups, 
  • and workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies. 

Proposal Evaluation Criteria:

  • Does the proposal fit with the College's strategic priorities, especially the emphases on integrative and inquiry-based learning and interdisciplinary curricular development?
  • Does the proposal exemplify and facilitate new or more effective kinds of teaching?
  • Does the proposal use technological tools or skills that instructors would be unlikely to acquire without special funding?
  • Does the proposal relate to courses that are, or will be, taught frequently?
  • Has the proposal already been partly implemented, so that some course materials can already be examined and assessed?
  • Does the proposal come from instructors who have not recently received similar grants?
  • Would this proposal not be implemented as part of normal course development in the faculty member
  • Is this proposal collaborative?
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Leaves for Support of Faculty Scholarship

Grinnell College offers several leave programs for regular, full-time faculty.

Type of leave Link to Guidelines
Harris Harris Guidelines
Study Study Leave Guidelines
Research Research Leave Guidelines
Sabbatical Sabbatical Guidelines

Externally-Funded Faculty Career Enhancement

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows Support for Teaching and Learning

Off-Campus Opportunities