Brandeis Grants to Support Teaching Innovation

The Center for Teaching and Learning and our Partners offer grants to support the teaching development of all members of the Brandeis community of educators.

Grant Opportunities

Grants to support innovation in teaching 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 teaching and learning, or the redesign of courses and curricula, by means of evidence-based practices. While each call for proposals suggests a particular focus, all proposals that address innovation in teaching, learning and assessment are considered. External Grants to support teaching may also be worth considering.

 Grant recipients

Applications due in April

The information literacy grant program supports 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.

Applications due in December

Faculty who are interested in incorporating open educational resources into their courses can apply for funding to complement their efforts. These grants, funded by the Library with support from the Center for Teaching and Learning, will also allow faculty to engage with librarians, instructional designers, and Faculty Fellows from the Center for Teaching and Learning.

The Connected PhD is an initiative supported by the Mellon Foundation that seeks to enrich professional development opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at Brandeis. This four-year program will fund professional development grants for students and curricular innovation grants for faculty.