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Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Grants

​The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning wants to provide faculty an opportunity to enhance their teaching, make an impact in their classroom, and help students succeed. 

By providing grants that impact faculty teaching, we hope to spread the wealth of knowledge throughout our campus community. We believe you can make a difference through research and projects, which is why we continue to offer grants that will help you do so. 

Please check the grants we offer and don't miss out on your opportunity to receive these grants!

 Grant Opportunities


 Teaching Enhancement Grant

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Teaching Enhancement Grants support projects that seek to develop innovations in teaching or enhance a faculty member's pedagogical practice.  

We are hoping to fund projects that:

  • Develop modes of teaching that are learner-centered; or
  • Promote diversity and inclusive practices in the classroom; or
  • Enhance the use of high impact practices; or
  • Seek to develop digital pedagogies; or
  • Undertake scholarly activity focused on teaching and learning in higher education; or
  • Seek to develop innovative course-based or program-level assessment.
Funded activities include: attending or presenting at a teaching/learning conference, workshop, or short-course (non-credit), inviting an outside expert to give a lecture or workshop related to teaching/learning, hiring a research assistant for a teaching/learning project, materials costs related to teaching, course development focused on funding priorities (course development payable as PD funds only).
  • Funding Limit: up to $3,000
  • Eligibility: Full-time faculty members (non-tenure track, tenure-track, tenured) Downtown faculty only
  • Deadline:  Closed, please check back for next academnic year 2020-2021
  • Activities must be carried out and funds must be expended between July 1, 2020, and May 15, 2021
Teaching Enhancement Grant Application ​​- closed


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