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Faculty Internal Funding Programs

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS - 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. Application deadline: January 27, 2020, 8 am       For more information and to Apply Online

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. Application deadline: January 27, 2020, 8 am  For more information and to Apply Online

 

RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND SCHOLARLY SUPPORT

 

Proposal Writing Support Award

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. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and February 24, 2020. For more information and to Apply Online

Research Development Awards

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. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and January 27, 2020. For more information and to Apply Online

Incentive Grants

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. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019, January 27, 2020, and May 4, 2020 For more information and to Apply Online


TRAVEL PROGRAMS

Faculty Travel Grants

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. Application deadlines are September 9, 2019 and January 27, 2020.  The first deadline for the 2020-21 travel year is May 4, 2020 For more information and to Apply Online

Incentive Grants

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). 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. For more information and to Apply Online

The Hurrell/McNaron Award for Scholarly Presentation

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). Application deadline is January 27, 2020. For more information and to Apply Online


ALLOCATIONS

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.

Page Charge

Covers some costs of faculty publications in journals with mandatory page or reprint charges. Request from the Director of Sponsored Research when needed.

Matching Funds

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.