Funds for Reimbursement

Funds for reimbursement are given to applicants for expenses for travel, equipment, supplies, registration, etc. These funds generally require a receipt or an invoice to document the purchase/service before reimbursement or payment is made.

Travel Funds
Professional Development Funds
Faculty Research & Development: 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
ATACC Software Grants
Summer Research Funds Through Deans' Offices

 



 

Travel Funds

  • Funding Group: Deans of business, communications, education, and Elon College
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty on full-time, ongoing contracts (see Faculty Handbook, Section II-7). May apply to limited term and visiting faculty. Contact appropriate dean.
  • Scope of funding: Reimbursement of expenses related to professional activities (e.g., conferences).
  • Deadlines and decision dates: Travel requests should be submitted to and approved by department chair and by the dean’s office before any arrangements are made. Check with dean’s office for dates.
  • Additional information and application form: Deans’ offices
  • Note: To request travel reimbursement, fill out a Travel Reimbursement Request form, attach all receipts, and forward to the dean's office within three weeks of completion of travel. Cash advances for travel may be available under special circumstances.

Professional Development Funds

  • Funding Group: Deans of business, communications, education, and Elon College
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty on full-time, ongoing contracts.
  • Scope of funding: Limited funds are available to support faculty development beyond the annual travel allocation. Funding is to provide additional resources for specific faculty development needs; need should be based on Professional Development Plan
  • Deadlines and decision dates: Throughout year but no later than April 1. Request should be made to dean’s office, preferably after conversation with department chair
  • Additional information and application form:  Contact deans' offices

Faculty Research & Development: Research, Development, or Advanced Study

  • Funding Group: Faculty Research and Development Committee
  • Eligible to apply: Full-Time Faculty
  • Scope of funding: Faculty are encouraged to apply for funding that supports their research or creative activity (e.g., equipment, resources, travel related to fieldwork/research) or significant professional development. Note: These funds may be requested in addition to other FR&D funding requests.
  • Deadlines and decision dates: Nov. 1 application deadline. Proposal must have chair and dean approval prior to the application deadline; therefore, applicants are encouraged to submit proposals two weeks ahead of the final due date. Decisions are announced by the end of fall semester.
  • Additional information: Section II.7 of the Faculty Handbook
  • Application form:  Click here

Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Faculty Travel Funds

  • Funding Group: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty
  • Scope of funding: The CATL faculty travel grant program supports faculty involvement with the scholarship of teaching and learning, and connects faculty with highly innovative programs in teaching and learning. This program is intended to supplement faculty travel support from other parts of the university, making it possible for more faculty to participate in national and international initiatives on teaching and learning.
  • Deadlines and decision dates: There is no application deadline for this program – requests will be reviewed throughout the year.
  • Additional information and application form: CATL
  • Application form: Click here

Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Grants

  • Funding Group: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty
  • Scope of funding: The CATL Teaching and Learning Grants program supports innovative teaching and learning projects. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $5,000, although smaller and larger proposals will be considered. Grants generally support start-up and one-time expenses (materials, stipends, and so on), rather than paying for ongoing operational costs. These grants will not fund a course release, but can be used for summer stipends. In addition, applications for small (typically less than $750) grants will be accepted and reviewed on an ad hoc basis throughout the year; for more information on small Teaching and Learning Grants, contact Deandra Little, Director of CATL.
  • Deadlines and decision dates: Applications are due each year on the second Monday of October and the second Monday of March; decisions will be announced approximately two weeks after the application date.
  • Additional information: CATL
  • Application form:  Click here

Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning Scholars Program

  • Funding Group: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty
  • Scope of funding: Each CATL Scholar is awarded a two-year fellowship. CATL Scholar compensation per year is a two course teaching reduction and a $2000 faculty development fund to be used to pay for expenses relating to the CATL Scholar’s project. Three Scholars are named annually.
  • Deadlines and decision dates: Applications are due each year on the first Monday of October; decisions will be announced approximately two weeks later.
  • Additional information:  CATL
  • Application form:  Click here

Academic Technology and Computing Committee (ATACC) Software Grants

  • Funding Group: Academic Technology and Computing Committee
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty
  • Scope of funding: Funds to purchase software for use in specific academic fields. Purpose is to provide seed money to investigate the qualities and applications of special programs with the potential for broader integration into the teaching/learning process.
  • Deadlines and decision dates: No set dates. Requests must be applied for, approved, ordered and received by April 1.
  • Additional information and application form: Chair of Academic Technology and Computing Committee

Summer Research Funds Through Deans' Offices

  • Funding Group: Deans of business, communications, education, and Elon College
  • Eligible to apply: Faculty
  • Scope of funding: Funding provided for reimbursement for faculty research work
  • Deadlines and decision dates: April 1 is target deadline with decision within two weeks after deadline
  • Additional information and application: Deans' Offices