Teaching Innovation Grant Recipients

2016-2017 (pdf)

Fall 2015 (pdf)

Spring 2015 (pdf)

Research Award Recipients

2016-2017 (pdf)

2015-2016 (pdf)

Grants and Awards


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Provost Research Awards

Application Deadline:  February 24, 2017

Provost Research Awards support early stage, innovative scholarly inquiry and creative activities that have the potential for significant, sustained impact.

Guidelines/Application Template: Provost Research Awards RFP 2017 (pdf)

Questions: provresearch@brandeis.edu


Provost Teaching Innovation Grants

Application Deadline: March 26, 2017

Provost Teaching Innovation Grants support innovation in teaching and are funded by the Provost’s Office and administered through the CTL. These grants are intended to promote excellence in teaching through the development of innovative instructional methods, new methods of assessing learning or the redesign or courses using technology. While each year has a particular focus, all proposals that address innovation in teaching, assessment, or course design are considered.

Application Form: https://goo.gl/forms/yKMqq2i6psyQ8qfx2 

More Information: Center for Teaching and Learning


SPROUT Program

Application Deadline: Preliminary Proposals are due by 11 PM EST, on Monday, February 20, 2017.

This initiative, funded by the Provost’s Office and the Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), is designed to encourage and support entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community for students (graduate and undergraduate), postdocs, faculty and staff in the Division of Science. The awards are intended to help bring your research and entrepreneurial ambitions to life.

More Information: http://www.brandeis.edu/otl/grants/sprout.html


SPARK Program

Application Deadline: Applications are now closed

This program, sponsored by the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center through the Brandeis University Virtual Incubator Program, is designed to encourage and support entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community, including students (graduate and undergraduate), postdocs, faculty and staff. The awards are intended to help bring your ideas and entrepreneurial ambitions to life. 

More Information:  http://www.brandeis.edu/otl/grants/spark.html 


Affordable and Open Educational Resources Grants

Application Deadline: January 31, 2017

Affordable and Open Educational Resources Grants are for faculty who are interested in incorporating open educational resources into their courses. These grants will also allow faculty to engage with librarians, instructional designers, and Faculty Fellows from the Center for Teaching and Learning.

More information: http://www.brandeis.edu/teaching/OpenEducationalResources.html


Information Literacy Grants

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017

Information Literacy Grants support faculty who are interested in working with librarians in designing courses which increase student information literacy. Faculty and librarians work together to develop coursework in which students have the opportunity to think critically about how to find, evaluate, and apply information sources.

More Information: https://lts.brandeis.edu/courses/information-literacy-grants.html


Experiential Learning and Teaching Grants

Application Deadline: rolling applications

Experiential Learning and Teaching Grants support the four teaching principles (Authenticity, Relevancy, Connection to Future Opportunities, Active Learning) and the three student goals (Agency, Belonging and Competency) of Experiential Learning and Teaching at Brandeis.

More Information: http://www.brandeis.edu/experientiallearning/experientiallearningandteachinggrants.html