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TypeOrganizationGrant nameDescriptionEligibility$$DeadlineAwards made by...RequirementInformation sourceContact
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ExternalSpencer FoundationResearch Grants: Small grants(a) The relation between education and social opportunity; (b) Organizational learning in schools, school systems, and higher education institutions;(c) Teaching, learning, and instructional resources; and (d) Purposes and values of education.Researcher/faculty (with PhD) affiliated with college/universityLess than $40000On-rolling basis4-5 months from the date of submission.Proposal narrative (1800 words), budget, CVshttp://www.spencer.org/programs/grants/pgsg.htmAnnie Brinkman, Program Administrator, at abrinkman@spencer.org or 312-274-6511
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ExternalSpencer FoundationResearch Grants: Major grants(a) The relation between education and social opportunity; (b) Organizational learning in schools, school systems, and higher education institutions;(c) Teaching, learning, and instructional resources; and (d) Purposes and values of education.Researcher/faculty (with PhD) affiliated with college/universityMore than $40000On-rolling basis. Full proposal is usually due in April, July, or December. The status of the preliminary proposal: announced within 4-6 wks of receipt. Full proposal: review takes abt 8 months. Preliminary proposal: project narrative (1800 words), budget, CVshttp://www.spencer.org/programs/grants/pgmg.htmAnnie Brinkman, Program Administrator, at abrinkman@spencer.org or 312-274-6511
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ExternalLanguage LearningSmall Grants Research ProgramThe grant program provides limited and relatively rapid financial support, on a competitive basis, for research in the language sciences. Funding decisions will be based on scientific merit as determined by peer review, with priority given to applications in any of the following categories: (a) newer, less experienced investigators, (b) more experienced investigators, for testing new methodologies and techniques, (c) research leading to larger projects with a view of submission of grant application to major funding agencies. Any researchers affiliated with an academic institution$10,000December 1stApril 1 of the ensuing year10 page max narrative on the project.Information disseminated via Language Learning (every first issue of the year). http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/117984952/HTMLSTARTAlister H. Cumming, acumming@oise.utoronto.ca
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ExternalAAUWSummer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants fund No specific area. Women college and university faculty and independent researchers to prepare research for publication.Not for undertaking research. Must have doctorates by the application deadline. Scholars w/strong publishing records should seek other funding. For U.S. citizens or permanent residents.$6,000Documents must be received by11/15/2008An 8-week grant periodbudget, narrative autobiography, statement of project, three recommendations, http://www.act.org/aauw/ampub/index.htmlhttp://www.act.org/aauw/contact.html
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ExternalILTA Grant Funding for Workshops and MeetingsTo promote understanding, familiarity, and knowledge of language testing issues and practice among various groups of test users. The award will be used as 'seed' money to organise such a workshop/meeting and, ideally, to establish a permanent local organization that that will conduct further practical activities in language testing in the future, especially in places in need of language testing expertise.Individual language testers, teachers and others. Must be an ILTA member. up to US$ 3,000December 1st, 2008 (via e-mail to the ILTA President Jim Purpura: jp248@columbia.edu) Award used by: the end of the calendar year following(a) application form, (b) official transcripts (undergrad & grad), (c) GRE, if available, (d) 3 reference lettershttp://www.hawaii.edu/cjs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51&Itemid=62#uhawardsDr. Chizuko Allen, School of Pacific & Asian Studies, Moore 321, tel: (808) 956-2210, chizuko@hawaii.edu
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InternalSEED, UHMDiversity and Equity Initiative grants--Regular granProposals awarded provide research and program activities that foster mutual understanding, social interaction, and/or joint activities between two or more diverse groups in the University community. Need to address one or more of the following dimensions of diversity in the United States and Hawaii - age, class, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.UH departments, faculty, staff and registered student organizations.$5000 or less [NO FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR 09 FISCAL YEAR]First Friday in OctoberNotification by October 22nd(a) 1 page description of the PI qualification, (b) budget, (c) 5 page narrative on goals, objectives, methods, and evaluation criteria. Proposal must address at least one or more of the diversity priority pointshttp://www.hawaii.edu/diversity/committees/initiative.htmPua Auyong, paw@hawaii.edu
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InternalSEED, UHMDiversity and Equity Initiative grants--Mini grantFunds to bring scholars and speakers to a UH campus and/or a community setting. Grants are used for honorarium, travel expenses, and other related costs.UH departments, faculty, staff and registered student organizations.$1000 or less. [NO FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR 09 FISCAL YEAR]First Friday during October-April (No Dec entry)?(a) title page and budget, (b) 1 page narrative on the proposed speaker or activity. Proposal must address at least one or more of the diversity priority points. http://www.hawaii.edu/diversity/committees/initiative.htmPua Auyong, paw@hawaii.edu
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InternalCollege of LLLLLL Research and Training Revolving FundFundings available for (a) conferences travels or research and training projects, (b) facilitating research, (c) hiring a lecturer to release the applicant from a course, (d) inviting speakers to campus. All professorial ranks in the College of LLL, including instructors and lecturers. Awards rarely exceed $2000Fall: ? Spring: April?(a) One-page description of the project in language accessible to those outside their field; (b) an explanation of how the request/project fits the criterion of advancindg and facilitating research and training in CLLL; (c) one paragraph on why the project is not eligible for funding elsewhere; (d) budget, and (e) a support letter from the department chair; (f) one page resuke of relevant publications and research activities. http://www.lll.hawaii.edu/AandF.html
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InternalUH, University Research CouncilFaculty Travel FundThe Faculty Travel Fund supports travel by full-time faculty and staff members to present results of research and/or scholarship at professional conferences.Full-time faculty and staff are eligible to apply. Visiting faculty, temporary faculty, part-time faculty, and lecturers are not eligible.Not exceed $20004 weeks before date of departure, or preferably two to three months before date of departure? Application Form; a copy of the abstract submitted; Names of all co-authors; letter of invitation/acceptance; one-page statement describing your paper, the significance of the conference, and why it is important that you present your paper at the conference; a signed statement from immediate supervisor; a list of trips to conferences during the past 24 moths; a list of publications, creative activities, extramural grants and awards during the past 5yrs; DO NOT ATTACH CVs.
http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=6http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=6
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InternalUH, University Research CouncilSpecial Fund for Innovative Scholarship and Creative WorkThe Special Fund for Innovative Scholarship and Creative Work provides support to full-time faculty and staff whose disciplines do not traditionally receive significant extramural funding. 1. Full-time faculty and staff are eligible to apply. Visiting faculty, temporary faculty, part-time faculty, faculty on leave-without-pay and lecturers are not eligible.
2. Priority will be given to new tenure-track faculty.
3. Full-time faculty on sabbatical leave or on detached service are eligible to apply, provided that they are still on the UH payroll, Any funding awarded to such faculty is not intended to provide the primary means of support for the sabbatical leave. Instead, it should be used to augment sabbatical research.
Thursday, April 30, 2009Application form; a narrative (maximum three pages) addressing the objectives, the significance, and the expected outcome of the proposed project; a one page curriculum vitae detailing the applicant’s qualifications; a listing of other potential sources of support.http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=75
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InternalUH, University Research CouncilResearch Relations FundThe Research Relations Fund supports selected scholarly and creative activities of full-time faculty and staff whose disciplines do not traditionally receive significant extramural funding. Such support is limited to small projects that are relatively self-contained. Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek supplemental funding from other sources. Priority will be given to proposals that are designed to lead to extramural funding in the future. 1. Full-time faculty and staff are eligible to apply. Visiting faculty, temporary faculty, part-time faculty, and lecturers are not eligible.
2. Priority will be given to new tenure-track faculty.
3. Full-time faculty on sabbatical leave or on detached service are eligible to apply, provided that they are still on the UH payroll, Any funding awarded to such faculty is not intended to provide the primary means of support for the sabbatical leave. Instead, it should be used to augment sabbatical research.
4. Faculty on leave without pay are not eligible to apply, because they are considered to be separated from the financial responsibility of UH.
$5000 max The typical award is usually considerably less.Friday, March 20, 2009?Application Form. a three-page narrative (brief abstract, objectives of the project, significance of the project, procedures to be employed, projected results or output), other existing or potential sources of support, qualifications of the applicant (an abridged CV, 1-2 pages)
http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=7June Imamura, Spalding 357, at 956-4053
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InternalUH, University Research CouncilResearch Excellence - Faculty AwardCandidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by their colleagues. Nominations are screened by a review committee composed of past award recipients. The committee prepares a list of finalists to be considered by the University Research Council (URC). The URC solicits evaluations and references for each of the finalists from leading scholars throughout the world. After extensive review of each finalist’s dossier, the entire URC selects the awardees.Awards at different levels (assistant, associate and full professor) are available. A Board of Regents medal and $1,000. Awardees are expected to conduct a public lecture on their research.TBA? 1. Complete curriculum vitae of the candidate
2. One-page synthesis of the candidate’s contribution to his or her research field
http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=4
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InternalThe Mānoa Fund The Manoa FundThe Mānoa Fund (formerly the Liberal Arts Initiative) aims to provide and enhance intellectual and educational opportunities and to enrich the scholarly atmosphere on campus. Faculty, divisions, and departments are encouraged to develop integrated programs that address one issue or a complex of related issues. Programs can last anywhere from one week to one semester.

Examples of possible programs include lectures, seminars, roundtables, special courses, performances, exhibits, and meetings with small groups of students, faculty, and community members. Proposals may include visits to campus by scholars, intellectuals, artists, performers, or other distinguished guests. The duration of their stay can vary from a few days to an entire semester.
The request must demonstrate that the program proposed will have a positive and significant impact on the UH Mānoa campus community. Preference will be given to requests that:
* Address significant contemporary issues and problems
* Seek to engage a large number of faculty, students, and community members in several activities
* Bring to campus individuals or groups with distinguished national and international reputations in their discipline or professional field, whose contributions have advanced liberal arts education, and who have a broad appeal to the UH Mānoa campus and the larger community
* Involve the cooperation and collaboration of individuals, departments, or disciplines across campus
?3/13/2009? * Completed application form
* Three to 10 page narrative outlining the program's significance, objectives, and expected outcomes
* Detailed list of proposed activities, dates, and venues
* One-page CV for each distinguished scholar, professional, or group to be invited and documentation of their interested in participating in the proposed program
* One-page CV for each person submitting the proposal
* Budget justification narrative
* Demonstration of anticipated interest in the proposed program
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcrge/funding.htmlDr. Meda Chesney-Lind at 956-6313 or meda@hawaii.edu
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InternalUH-Manoa Humanities Council Research Assistance or Travel to Collections Grants to Develop Humanities ResourcesSupport humanities programs, including community education on historical, cultural and ethical topics and traditions. Designed to support research on a topic or issue centered in the humanities field. Eligible applicants include individuals as well as non-profit groups or organizations serving Hawai'i audiences. Up to $1500February 15, June 15, September 15Notification of Decision―approximately three weeks after the deadlineContact Kim Schauman for application info. http://www.hihumanities.org/grants/descriptions.htmlKim Schauman at kschauman@hihumanities.org or (808)732-5402
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InternalThe Humanities CouncilUniversity of Hawaii Endowment for the HumanitiesTo provide support for summer research projects in the Humanities. Projects supported by the Council must fall within one of the disciplines embraced by the Humanities, though applicants need not be affiliated with units in which either degrees or majors in these disciplines are offered. According to the act that established the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1965, these disciplines include the study of language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts.faculty of all ranks, but special consideration will be given to junior faculty$5,000Friday, April 17.
2009
? 1. Application Form, signed by the applicant, the chair, and the dean or director;
2. a description of the project, no more than 3 double-spaced pages;
3. an itemized budget
4. an abbreviated, one- to two-page CV
5. a list of all research support during the last three years;
6. a letter of support from the applicant’s chair.
http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/index.php?page_id=11Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Relations in Spalding Hall 357
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InternalThe Humanities CouncilUniversity of Hawaii Endowment for the Humanities--Conference SupportThe Humanities Council announces the availability of funds to help pay the costs of speakers at conferences in the Humanities hosted by any UH campus. Only one application for each conference may be submitted each year. Only the costs of speakers can be funded. Priority will be given to travel costs over honoraria, and priority will be given to speakers whose talks will be free and open to the general public rather than being limited to those who pay a conference registration fee.
Applicants must be full-time faculty who will not be on leave during the period when the conference will take place.$5,000TBA?1. a description of the purpose, scope, & planned activities of the conference; 2. detailed and complete budget; 3. a conference schedule; 4. the identities and qualifications of the speakers; 5. a specific breakdown of the amount being requested (travel, per diem, honorarium); 6. a statement on whether the presentation will be free and open to the public; and 7. a letter of support from the applicant’s dean, director, or chancellor, as appropriate, who is not directly involved in the planning of the conference.http://wwwdev.hawaii.edu/urc/announce/?page_id=10University of Hawaii Research Council
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