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: October 16, 2020
|2020-21: up to $1,500
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 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||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||2020-21: up to $500
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||Deadline TBD||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:
- 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.