Internal Funding Opportunities for Faculty within the College of Education

The College of Education Research Fund is for Tenure-Track, Tenured Faculty, and full-time Clinical Faculty only.

The College of Education Research Fund, supported jointly by Iowa Testing Programs and the Dean's Office, provides up to $1000 per year to tenure-track and tenured College of Education faculty to support research-related activities.

Support from the College of Education Research Fund may be used to cover various costs incurred in doing research on the specified project, including such things as tests and research instruments; participant fees; photocopying and mailing of surveys; travel related to the grant; equipment used to carry out the grant-funded research; data collection, data entry, and data analysis expenses.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis between July 1 and June 30. No more than $ 1,000 will be awarded to a single faculty member in a fiscal year.

For more information, contact:
Elizabeth Constantine
elizabeth-constantine@uiowa.edu

Access the application form.

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IMRF provides support for measurement-related research by the faculty of the College of Education. See the IMRF website for details.

Open to all UI tenured, tenure-track, clinical, lecturer, and International Programs' adjunct faculty.

Major Projects Awards

  • Deadline: November 20 of the academic year prior to the one in which funding programming would take place
  • Amount: $12,500
  • The Major Projects Awards support large-scale projects that promise to draw the attention of The University of Iowa community to international topics, whether aesthetic, cultural, historical, or political.  Funding is for a one-year period beginning July 1 of the year following the application deadline. A single project will be funded, up to $12,500.

Global Research Partnership Award

  • Deadline: Mid-October

  • Amount: Two Global Research Partnership Awards are available, for up to $10,000 each
  • Available to: full-time University of Iowa faculty
  • The Global Research Partnership Award (GRPA) is intended to help initiate new or expand existing international partnerships and/or to build an institutional relationship to facilitate future joint research projects.

Global Curriculum Development Awards

  • Deadline: June 1 - applicants will be notified of award status approximately three weeks after the submission deadline

  • Amount: The award of $3,000 can be used toward professional expenses (e.g., travel, research materials, books).
  • Available to: UI tenured or tenure-track faculty and senior lecturers
  • The Global Curriculum Development Award is given to faculty creating a new undergraduate course, or substantially revising an existing course, in order to integrate international or global perspectives into an undergraduate major. Revised courses must not have been already globally oriented. All courses developed or revised for the GCDA must be required for at least one undergraduate major.

International Travel Awards

  • Deadline: the last day of each month
  • Available to: University of Iowa tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and research faculty as well as staff members whose positions or performance evaluations depend on international travel
  • Amount: International Travel Awards will typically range from $1,000 to $1,200 (although higher or lower amounts may be awarded in some instances).
  • International Programs' International Travel Awards contribute to internationalization at the University of Iowa by funding the international scholarship and engagement of UI faculty and staff. Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, International Travel Awards support international travel for research, creative activity, and active conference participation or other collaborative activity.

Summer Research Fellowships

  • Deadline: October 31 of the year before the summer in which the funding will be used

  • Available to: University of Iowa tenured and tenure-track faculty
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The International Programs Summer Research Fellowship is a developmental award designed to promote the internationalization of research on campus. The strongest proposals will demonstrate genuine engagement with international issues, whether aesthetic, cultural, historical, political, or global. While such projects will typically involve work at an international location, travel abroad is not required. Each $3,000 summer fellowship is expected to result in at least one publication, exhibit, or performance.

 

UIowa Grant Bulletin

Several funding opportunities are available from the University of Iowa, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Office of the Provost (Faculty Development Programs), the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the International Programs Office. The link below will take you to a searchable database of all internal funding opportunities currently available at the University for research and scholarship. No funding opportunities for instruction are listed in this database.

 

Council on Teaching

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching has several awards in support of teaching both for faculty members and graduate student teaching assistants. Links for more information and instructions for submitting proposals/nominations for collegiate teaching awards, instructional improvement awards, outstanding teaching assistant awards, and the president's award for technology innovation can be found at the link below.

 

The University of Iowa offers many internal funding opportunities for its faculty, staff, and students. The following internal competitions are generally held at certain points in the academic year. The link below will take you to a list of all internal funding opportunities currently available at the University for research and scholarship. https://dsp.research.uiowa.edu/ui-internal-funding

This link will take you to a searchable database of internal and external funding opportunities: https://grantbulletin.research.uiowa.edu/

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching has several awards in support of teaching both for faculty members and graduate student teaching assistants. Links for more information and instructions for submitting proposals/nominations for collegiate teaching awards, instructional improvement awards, outstanding teaching assistant awards, and the president's award for technology innovation can be found at the link below.