Overview of CATL grants

CATL offers a number of funding opportunities for innovative, inclusive, and evidence-based teaching and learning projects or scholarly presentations related to teaching and learning.

Click each title for additional information and for application forms.

Funding Opportunity Eligibility Application Due Date Amount
CATL Scholars Fellowship Full-time faculty Friday, September 13, 2019 Two-year fellowship, including

2 course reassignments per year (or the equivalent applied toward summer stipends and project funds) and $2,500

Teaching and Learning Grants Full-time faculty as lead Fall: Friday, October 4, 2019

Spring: Friday, April 10, 2020


Grants support innovative, inclusive and/or scholarly teaching and learning projects through funds for start-up and one-time expenses; they do not support ongoing operational costs or disciplinary research.

Diversity and Inclusion Grants Teams of 2-5 faculty, staff and/or students led by a full-time faculty member March 8, 2019 $1,000 stipend for each team member + $500 for project expenses

Grants support teams of faculty developing inclusive teaching practices that foster success for students of all academic and social backgrounds, including developing materials for a course or program to pilot best practices in inclusive pedagogy.

Travel Reimbursement Grants Faculty Ongoing – reviewed on 1st and 15th of each month, as funds last up to $1,000

Grants supplement other funds to support travel to present on or participate in teaching and learning conferences and programs.

Mini Grants Faculty Ongoing – reviewed on 1st and 15th of each month, as funds last up to $500

Grants support

a) course-related student engagement, and can be used to fund materials or experiences for innovative, active or engaged learning

b) individual or departmental professional development for teaching or pedagogy

Winter Term Enhancement Grants Faculty November 18, 2019 up to $500

Grants support assignments, activities or events that deepen student learning and enrich your Winter Term course on campus.

Other sources of funding to support teaching and learning at Elon include:

For additional internal and external funding opportunities, visit the university’s Faculty Funding website.