Sponsored Programs at Elon University promotes and facilitates research and scholarly activities for faculty and administrative staff by helping them locate and secure external funding. The office encourages the inclusion of students in grant projects. Sponsored Programs provides a central source of information on major governmental agencies, foundations and corporations that support research, and pedagogical and creative activities.
Sponsored Programs provides assistance, from conceptual development and planning of proposals through implementation and administration of funded projects. More specifically, it assists in identifying potential extramural funding sources, developing proposal narratives and budgets, completing standardized application forms, assuring compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, negotiating grant awards and contracts, and providing administrative assistance for funded projects.
If you have questions about grants or the information on this Web site, please contact Bonnie Bruno, Director of Sponsored Programs, at 278-6603 or Jenny Chapman, Grants Coordinator at 278-6614. The Sponsored Programs offices are located in Alamance, 216B and D. Our Campus Box is 2309.
A childhood literacy initiative at Elon University will add a summer reading camp to its list of programs for boys and girls in the local community who encounter trouble learning to read.
The $2,000 award supports a service-learning course involving sixth graders from Western Alamance Middle School.
Crista Arangala in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will help create a traveling science center and introduce new methods for students to learn linear algebra.
Laura Taylor, assistant professor of statistics, received a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Department of Commerce.