Establish a research program or complete a significant project
Presidential Summer Faculty Fellowships
Untenured tenure-track faculty members are eligible to apply for this $3,500 award. Applicants must also be returning for the academic year following the fellowship. Recipients who submit a grant proposal to an external agency within one year of the fellowship period will receive an additional $500 award for research expenses. Presidential Summer Fellowships are supported by an allocation of indirect cost revenues. Application deadline: January 27, 2020, 8:00 a.m.
Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowships and Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship
The Geneseo Foundation Summer Faculty Fellowships and Roemer Summer Faculty Fellowship supports the research and creative projects of Geneseo faculty who are tenured. These $4,000 - $5,000 fellowships are intended to enable completion of a significant project or to embark in a new direction. It is expected that the scholarly progress of this work, in some disciplines, will lead to external funding. These fellowships are funded by The Geneseo Foundation and by an endowment gift to The Geneseo Foundation from the late Dr. Spencer Roemer. Application deadline: January 27, 2020, 8:00 a.m.
Research Development and Scholarly Support
The Proposal Writing Support Award provides full-time faculty members with time or other support to write major proposals for submission to external funding agencies. Individual faculty members may request a course release, summer salary, or other forms of support, or a combination of these as described in the guidelines, to support the writing of either: 1) new proposals, or 2) significant revisions of previously submitted proposals. Collaborating teams of faculty members may also apply for awards. Proposal Writing Support Awards are funded by The Geneseo Foundation. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and February 24, 2020.
Provide support for a wide variety of needs associated with developing research and scholarly projects leading to proposals to external sponsors. Funds may be requested for equipment, supplies, software, services, research assistants, or reassignment time from one course. Maximum award is $1,000 or one course reassignment. Research Development Awards are funded by an allocation of indirect cost revenues by the College. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and January 27, 2020.
Intended to encourage and support faculty initiatives in research and fund pilot studies, completion of manuscripts, data analyses, bibliographic or archival searches, and creative work. Travel to archives, libraries, and laboratories is also supported. Awards are limited to $1,000. Incentive Grants are funded by The Geneseo Foundation. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019, January 27, 2020, and May 4, 2020.
Awarded to formal participants at professional meetings, conferences, showings, or performances. Participation is defined as presenting a paper or poster, organizing a session, serving as a discussant, or giving an invited performance or gallery showing. Requests for other forms of conference participation must be accompanied by a justification and will be evaluated based on the degree to which they disseminate scholarly work. Faculty Travel Grant Awards are funded by The Geneseo Foundation. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and January 27, 2020. The first deadline for the 2020-21 travel year is May 4, 2020.
Intended to encourage and support faculty and graduate student initiatives in research. Travel to conduct research at archives, museums, libraries, and laboratories is also supported. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1,000. Faculty may request an additional $500 if they involve a student on the project (total maximum award $1,500). Incentive Grants are funded by The Geneseo Foundation. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and January 27, 2020. The first deadline for the 2020-21 travel year is May 4, 2020.
Presented to an untenured faculty member on a tenure track appointment, in support of a paper or comparable project delivered at a major conference of her/his discipline. This award of $1,000 is in addition to any other travel funds awarded by other Research Council programs. Application is made by checking the appropriate box on the Faculty Travel Grant form and submitting the specified additional material (see the additional guidelines on the application). The Hurrell/McNaron Award is supported by an anonymous donor with funds administered by The Geneseo Foundation. Application deadline is January 27, 2020.
Research Discretionary Allocations
Support activities leading directly to external fundable projects. Funding is provided for expenses connected with the development of proposals, including communication and travel, to meet with sponsor representatives and for other costs of research development. Funded by an allocation from the President. Application is at any time by contacting the Director of Sponsored Research.
Indirect Cost Return
Return part of the indirect costs, recovered in the previous fiscal year, to the project director. These funds are to be used for research expenses not covered by budgeted costs. Allocations are made on the basis of the amount of indirect costs recovered.
Publication Charge Allocations
Covers some costs of faculty publications in journals with mandatory page or reprint charges. Request from the Director of Sponsored Research when needed. Publication charges may be supported by funds from The Geneseo Foundation or via indirect cost return allocations.
These are for various grant programs and are arranged through the department chair and the Office of the Provost. Project directors are advised to make arrangements for matching funds well in advance of the application deadline.