Faculty Internal Funding Programs

Brief program descriptions are below.

FACULTY SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS

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Description

Application Format

Presidential Summer Faculty Fellowships

Untenured tenure-track faculty members are eligible to apply. Applicants must also be returning for the academic year following the fellowship. 

The $3,500 awards are funded by an allocation from the President and may be used for a stipend and/or support. Recipients who submit a grant proposal to an external agency within one year of the fellowship period will receive an additional $500 award for research expenses.

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 Application deadline is January 17, 2014 (before spring classes begin)
  
 

Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowships and the Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship

 

Supports the research and creative projects of Geneseo faculty who are tenured. These fellowships are intended to enable completion of a significant project or to embark in a new direction. It is expected that the scholarly progress of this work, in some disciplines, will lead to external funding.

 

Faculty members become eligible for the Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowship and Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship if they have been awarded tenure (i.e. they have received formal notification from the President). Five years must elapse (application to application) before previous summer fellowship recipients are eligible. 

 

Applications for the Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowships and the Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship will be considered in one pool.  The highest-ranked application will be awarded the $5,000 Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship and the next highest-ranked applications will be awarded the $4,000 Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowships. The awards may be used for a stipend and/or support.

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 Application deadline is January 17, 2014 (before spring classes begin)
  
 
 

CIEE International Faculty Development Summer Seminar Award

Intended to support the participation of one member of our faculty in a summer seminar of their choosing as offered annually by the the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) through its International Faculty Development Seminar (IFDS) program.  These seminars are "in-depth encounters with the people, places, and issues that shape our world."  The seminar topics and locations vary from year to year, but all have an interdisciplinary focus, offering a contemporary, global perspective.  IFDS summer seminars range from 7 to 14 days in length and are held beginning in late May, June, or July. Details on the program and seminar offerings for the upcoming summer may be found on the CIEE IFDS web site: http://www.ciee.org/ifds/

 

The CIEE International Faculty Development Summer Seminar Award is supported by the Geneseo Foundation and will provide $5,000 towards the cost of the seminar fee, the application fee, international transportation, and other expenses related to the seminar.  The awardee will be responsible for expenses in excess of the $5,000 award.  Applications will be reviewed by the Faculty Research Subcommittee of the Research Council.

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 Application Deadline, September 6, 2013  

 

 


 

RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND SCHOLARLY SUPPORT

Proposal Writing Support Award

The intent of SUNY Geneseo's Proposal Writing Support Award is to provide full-time faculty members with time or other support to write major proposals for submission to external funding agencies. Faculty members may request a course release, summer salary, or other forms of support, as described in the guidelines, to support the writing of either: 1) new proposals, or 2) significant revisions of previously submitted proposals.

 

Support will be considered for major proposals in all academic fields and for a variety of initiatives (e.g. fellowships, research grants, educational grants). A "major" proposal is defined as one requesting a total of $15,000 or more in support from the sponsor.

 

Course releases for either the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 semester should be requested approximately one year in advance (see deadlines below). Please consider the appropriate sponsor deadline(s) when deciding on the semester. Other forms of support may be requested for the next semester.

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 Application deadlines are September 6, 2013 for FALL 2014 course releases and January 17, 2014 (before spring classes begin) for SPRING 2015 course releases.   
     
Research Development Awards

Provide support for a wide variety of needs associated with developing research and scholarly projects leading to proposals to external sponsors. Funds may be requested for equipment, supplies, software, services, research assistants, or release time from one course. Maximum award is $1,000 or one course release.

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Application deadlines are September 6, 2013 and January 24, 2014.   
      
Incentive Grants

Intended to encourage and support faculty and graduate student initiatives in research and funds pilot studies, completion of manuscripts, data analyses, bibliographic or archival searches, and creative work. Travel to archives, libraries, and laboratories is also supported. Maximum award is $1,000. Faculty may request an additional $500 to support the costs associated with involving a student on the project (total maximum award $1,500). Students receiving wages for work as research assistants on Incentive Grants will be hired according to standard student employment policies and procedures. Funded by the Geneseo Foundation.

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 Application deadlines are September 6 , 2013, January 24, 2014, and May 9, 2014.    
     
Research Discretionary Allocations

Support activities leading directly to external fundable projects. Funding is provided for expenses connected with the development of proposals including communication and travel to meet with sponsor representatives and for other costs of research development. Funded by an allocation from the President.

   
 

Application is at any time by contacting the Director of Sponsored Research.

   
     
Indirect Cost Return Awards

Return part of the indirect costs, recovered in the previous fiscal year, to the project director. These funds are to be used for research expenses not covered by budgeted costs.

   
 Allocations are made on the basis of the amount of indirect costs recovered   
     
Page Charge

Cover some costs of faculty publications in journals with mandatory page or reprint charges.

   
 Request from the Director of Sponsored Research when needed.   
     
Matching Funds

These are for for various grant programs are arranged through the department chair and the Office of the Provost. Project directors are advised to make arrangements for matching funds well in advance of the application deadline.

 

  

 


 

TRAVEL PROGRAMS

Faculty Travel Grants

Awarded to formal participants at professional meetings, conferences, showings, or performances. Participation is defined as presenting a paper or poster, organizing a session, serving as a discussant, or giving an invited performance or gallery showing. Requests for other forms of conference participation must be accompanied by a justification and will be evaluated based on the degree to which they disseminate scholarly work. The maximum annual award (for the summer-fall-spring travel year cycle) is $800 for domestic travel (within the U.S., exlcuding Hawaii, and Canada) and $1,000 for travel to Hawaii and countries other than the U.S. and Canada. Travel to CONDUCT research is not funded by this program (see Incentive Grants, below). Funded by the Geneseo Foundation.

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 Application deadlines are September 6, 2013, and January 24, 2014.  The first deadline for the 2014-15 travel year is May 9, 2014.   
     
Incentive Grants

Intended to encourage and support faculty and graduate student initiatives in research. Travel to conduct research at archives, museums, libraries, and laboratories is also supported. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1,000. Faculty may request an additional $500 to support the costs associated with involving a student on the project (total maximum award $1,500). Funded by the Geneseo Foundation.

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 Application deadlines are September 6, 2013, and January 24, 2014.  The first deadline for the 2014-15 travel year is May 9, 2014.   
     

The Hurrell/McNaron Award for Scholarly Presentation

Presented to an untenured faculty member, on a tenure track appointment, in support of a paper or comparable project delivered at a major conference of her/his discipline. This award of $1,000 is in addition to any other travel funds awarded by other Research Council programs. Application is made by checking the appropriate box on the Faculty Travel Grant form and submitting the specified additional material (see the additional guidelines on the application).

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 Application deadline is March 7, 2014