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, ongoing teaching faculty Friday, September 22, 2023, 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, ongoing teaching faculty Fall: Monday, October 16, 2023, by 5 pm.

Spring: Friday, April 12, 2024, 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, ongoing teaching faculty member Friday, March 8, 2024, 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.

Teaching Conference Reimbursement Grants (virtual & in person) Full-time, ongoing teaching 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 Full-time, ongoing teaching 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, includes part-time faculty Friday, November 17, 2023, 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:

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