Applications for seed grant funding for new SoTL scholars (faculty who are planning/conducting their first SoTL project) will be accepted starting in early September, 2017. Grant funds will be awarded (in the form of a stipend) for work toward one of the following:
Up to 10 SoTL Seed Grants in the amount of $250 will be awarded to faculty conducting their first SoTL project. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through May 15, 2018, with awards granted throughout the 2017-18 academic year until funds are exhausted.
Any tenured and tenure-line faculty, non-tenure line faculty, faculty associates, and AP Staff with teaching or teaching support responsibilities at ISU who are planning or conducting their first-ever SoTL project are eligible to apply.
A brief narrative (500-750 words maximum) is required, including an overview of the research topic(s)/question(s) being studied, a description of WHY the topic(s)/question(s) is of interest to the applicant, and a timeline for the project that details the work to be accomplished with the support of a SoTL Seed Grant.
All applicants will attest to the following as part of the application process: