Grants and Awards
The following are criteria and submission dates for various grants and awards available to faculty.
The Louise F. Hegarty Award for Excellence in Teaching is given each year to a full-time faculty member whose teaching has had a marked influence on the lives of Stonehill students. The Committee on Excellence in Teaching, representing Students, Faculty, and the Alumni Council, selects the outstanding teacher from those nominated by students and faculty members. The recipient stands as a symbol of the entire faculty’s commitment to academic excellence. Please see this year's list of eligible faculty before submitting your nomination.
Nominations from the Department Chairs and Program Directors must be sumitted to the Dean of the Faculty by close of business on the first Friday of December. The due date for Academic Year 2011-12 is December 3, 2010. Faculty nominated by their Chair or Program Director must submit their application by the third Friday in December. The due date for Academic Year 2011-12 is December 18, 2010. The above link will give details on the award and the process for application.
Applications for the Professional Development Grant must be submitted to the Office of the Provost by the close of business on the first Friday in October. The due date for Academic Year 2010-11 is October 1, 2010. The above link will give details on the award and the process for application.
Publishing Support Grant
Administered by the Dean of the Faculty, these grants are available to help subsidize the cost of publication for scholarly works (e.g. page charges, indexing, editing). Approximately $10,000 is available each year; maximum of $1500 per faculty member. Criteria and procedure for application are available in the Faculty Handbook.
The Center for Teaching and Learning ("CTL") makes three grants available to faculty in order to support excellence and innovation in teaching and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. More details about all three grants are available on the CTL's website:
The Pedagogy Travel Grant helps support faculty travel to teaching-related workshops and conferences
The Classroom Innovation Grant provides start-up funds for innovative classroom projects
The SOTL Research Grant provides a stipend and additional financial support for faculty engaged in scholarly research about teaching, ideally leading towards publication.
Administered by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, this grant supports projects which seek to foster inclusiveness of diverse perspectives across campus.