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 We are not soliciting, reviewing, or awarding CATL Scholar applications during the 2020-21 academic year. Due to Covid-related budget stresses, CATL Scholar awards are frozen for the 2020-2021 review cycle. We will solicit, review and award CATL Scholar fellowships again in Fall 2021, with the awards to start in 2022.

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 16, 2020

Spring: Friday, April 9, 2021

2020-21: up to $2,000

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 Friday, March 5, 2021 $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 Teaching Conference Reimbursement Grants Faculty Fall & Winter: October 16, 2020

Spring: Rolling deadline. We review on the 15th of each month.

2020-21: grants of up to $400 (individuals) or $700 (groups)

Grants supplement matching funds to present on or participate in virtual teaching and learning or SOTL conferences and programs.

Mini Grants Faculty Fall: October 16, 2020

Spring: Rolling deadline. We review on the 15th of each month.

2020-21: 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 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 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.