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 24, 2021, by 5 pm||Two-year fellowship, including $2,500 in project funds and 2 course reassignments per year (or the equivalent applied toward summer stipends and/or project funds).|
|Teaching and Learning Grants||Full-time faculty as lead||Fall: Friday, October 15, 2021, by 5 pm
Spring: Friday, April 8, 2022, by 5 pm
|Grants of $1000-$5000 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||Friday, March 11, 2022, by 5 pm||$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.
|Virtual and in-person Teaching Conference Reimbursement Grants||Faculty||Rolling deadline. We review on the 15th of each month.||Grants supplement matching funds to present on or participate in virtual or in-person teaching and learning or SOTL conferences and programs.|
|Mini Grants||Faculty||Rolling deadline. We review on the 15th of each month.||Grants of up to $500 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||Friday, November 19, 2021, by 5 pm||up to $400
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:
- Grants to support innovative uses of technology in teaching and learning awarded by Academic Technology Committee (ATC),
- Grants focused on improving writing instruction or research on writing from the Center for Writing Excellence
For additional internal and external funding opportunities, visit the university’s Faculty Funding website.