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The Elon University teacher-scholar statement emphasizes the interconnection between ongoing scholarship and creative activity to teaching and the intellectual life of faculty and a campus. Elon offers several programs to support faculty research and development. Click on the links below to learn more about each type of funding.

Funds for Stipend: Funds given directly to an applicant, included in one or more paychecks. Counted as income and subject to taxes. These include Faculty Research & Development Summer Fellowships; Faculty Research & Development Hultquist Funds; Summer Research (Through Deans' Offices); New Faculty Summer Research Funds; Service Learning Scholars; Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Grants; and Project Pericles Course Enhancement Grants.

Funds for Replacement: Funds given to a school or department to replace an applicant for a course or a semester. These include Faculty Reassigned Time (By Departments, Through Deans' Offices); Faculty Reassigned Time (From Deans); Faculty Research & Development Sabbaticals; Faculty Research & Development Released Time Fellowships; New Faculty Teaching Sabbaticals; Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Scholars Program; and Senior Faculty Research Fellowships.

Funds for Reimbursement: Funds given to an applicant for expenses for travel, equipment, supplies, registration, etc. These generally require a receipt or an invoice to document purchase/service before the reimbursement or payment is made. These include Deans' Travel Funds; Deans' Professional Development Funds; Faculty Research & Development Funds for Research, Development, Advanced Study; Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Travel Funds; Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Grants; Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Scholars Program; Academic Technology and Computing Committee (ATACC) Software Grants; Summer Research Funds Through Deans' Offices; and General Studies Funding for Course Support.