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Wilkinson College Funding

Wilkinson College is offering a series of internal grants to support faculty research. The funding opportunities are designed to assist both individual and group projects. This includes travel support, grant submission support, and research projects dealing with community issues and agencies.

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+-Conference Travel Support

Conference Travel Support (Existing travel support)
Funding is available to support travel requests to attend academic conferences. Priority is given to those who are presenting papers.
Now accepting requests for winter and spring (Jun. 1- Dec. 31)
Deadline: TBA
Due to shalvers@chapman.edu
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+-Community Engagement Fund

The Community Engagement Fund is intended to support faculty in Wilkinson College with collaborative, action-based, service learning in community partnerships. This grant is intended to fund those proposals which have a high potential for enhancing and significantly contributing to the University’s service mission, particularly for the citizens of Southern California. This fund may support activities of a primary applicant, or projects which involve other faculty, staff, and students (students must be under the supervision of a faculty member).

Community Engagement, within this fund, is defined as the new applications of faculty skills within a community or organization, programs to apply or interpret research results to a local or general population, and/or development of new or existing projects on subjects relating to state needs, and which may encourage service learning projects. Applicants must demonstrate an established relationship with palpable results. Seed funding is available for thoroughly designed projects with demonstrable results.

Funding from this program is intended to encourage development of additional support for future projects. The Community Engagement Fund will support requests up to $5,000. A final report is required upon close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – September 2014

Qualifications:

  • Wilkinson College full-time faculty
  • Established relationship with external group or a thoroughly designed seed-project with demonstrable results.
  • IRB Approval if applicable

The Community Engagement Fund may cover:

  • Travel
  • Professional Services/Honorarium
  • Mtgs./Conferences/Events
  • Student Researchers
  • Materials & Supplies
  • Computer
  • Software

 

To apply for the Community Engagement Fund faculty must submit the following:

  • Routing Form
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vita for all parties
  • Budget and Budget Justification
  • Letter of Agreement between researchers/participants/community members

 

Faculty should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator
Roosevelt Hall 115 | stroop@chapman.edu

+-Scholarly Subvention Fund

The Wilkinson College Scholarly Subvention Fund designed to assist faculty authors in the publication of scholarly books. It is not uncommon that University and other scholarly presses demand authors provide funds to underwrite the publication of scholarly monographs and books.

The College will assist faculty with the production costs and reprint costs for scholarly publications. All requests should be made using the Scholarly Subvention Fund application.

The Scholarly Subvention Fund will support requests up to $2,000. A final report is required on close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – May 31, 2014

Qualifications:

  • Requesting author must be sole or primary author and currently employed as a full-time faculty in Wilkinson College at Chapman University.
  • Excluded from eligibility are temporary faculty or one year contract appointments, or those who plan to resign in the current or subsequent year.
  • Individuals who receive a cash advance from the publisher are not eligible.
  • The Author and Publisher must agree to acknowledge Wilkinson College, Chapman University for the scholarly subvention funding.
  • Funds will be paid directly to the author who is required to provide supporting documentation of payment to publisher.
  • Artworks and photograph permissions are allowed.

To apply for a Scholarly Subvention funds faculty must submit the following:

  • Routing Form
  • Application Form
  • Budget/Budget Justification
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Formal letter of acceptance from Publisher
  • A statement from the Publisher detailing specific amount required and a justification for the expense.
    Authors should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences

One University Drive, Orange CA 92866

stroop@chapman.edu

+-Visiting Scholar Fund

The Visiting Scholar Fund supports collaborative meetings/presentations and /work between scholars/artists/community leaders. Its explicit goal is to support cross disciplinary teams of faculty, with partners from other institutions, government or private sector, in the efforts of research and networking in their specific field. The Visiting Scholar Fund is intended to support collaborative research. Partnerships to this end are required to teach 1/2 classes. Research groups are encouraged to apply.

The Visiting scholar Fund will support requests up to $7,000. A final report is required upon close of funding period.

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014 (Rolling deadline)
Funding Period: August 2014 – May 31, 2014

Qualifications:

  • Wilkinson College full-time faculty are eligible to apply. All requests should be made using the Visiting Scholar Fund application.

The visiting scholar Fund may cover:

  • Travel
  • Lodgings
  • Honorarium
  • Mtg./Conference/Training
  • Professional Services

 

To apply for the Visiting Scholar Fund faculty must submit the following:

  • Routing Form
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vita for all participants
  • Budget and Budget Justification
  • Letter of Agreement between researchers/participants

Faculty should submit application to:

Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator
Wilkinson College, Chapman University
One University Dr. Orange, CA 98677
Stroop@chapman.edu

+- NEH Summer Stipend Applications

Grant Overview:
Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months and projects at any stage of development. Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars. For more program information/guidelines visit the NEH website.

Selection Processes:
Faculty members teaching full-time at universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a NEH Summer Stipend. Each university may nominate two faculty members. Therefore, WCHSS will hold an internal competition in order to select candidates to move forward with the nomination process.

Instructions:
Please submit a comprehensive draft of your narrative, not to exceed three single-spaced pages. Your narrative should provide an intellectual justification for the project, and convey the ideas, objectives, methods, and work plan. Please see application guidelines for narrative specifics and formatting details.

Applicants must also include an updated, curriculum vita not to exceed two single-spaced pages. Please see NEH program guidelines for specifics.

In addition, resubmissions must include a revised narrative along with reviewer comments. Applicants who do not follow guidelines or who submit incomplete applications will not be considered.

The internal competition commences one month prior to the deadline to allow for further time to develop your narrative with WCHSS Research Coordinator and ORSPA. Submit applications to Faculty Research Coordinator, Taryn Stroop.

Deadlines:

  • August 15        Applications due to WCHSS Faculty Research Coordinator
  • August 18-22   Committee Application Review
  • August 29        Committee Selected Candidates to ORSPA
  • September 30   Chosen applications due to NEH

 

If you have questions regarding program guidelines or process contact Taryn Stroop, Faculty Research Coordinator (714) 628-7355.

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