Internal Funding

  • Provost's Office
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Faculty-Student Engagement FundReimburses faculty members who host undergraduate students outside the classroomnoneMore InfoProvost
    Provost’s Faculty-Student Lunch ProgramFaculty eating lunch with undergraduate students on the meal plan may dine for free in the Fresh Food Company and the Magnolia RoomnoneMore InfoProvost
    Provost’s Fund for Faculty TravelCovers travel expenses for presentation at a conferencerollingMore InfoProvost
    Nathan & Julie Hatch Research Grant for Academic ExcellenceFaculty development award to support one week of research and writing from June 30- July 7, 2019 at the Summer Research Institute conducted by Harris Manchester at Oxford University18-MarMore InfoProvost
    Fund for Academic InnovationPromote innovation in the curriculum or the learning environmentOct 1 & Apr 1More InfoProvost
    Fund for Academic ExcellenceProvides 2:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 for endeavors that showcase and reinforce Wake Forest’s teacher-scholar idealOct 1 & Apr 1More InfoProvost
    Grant for Academic ExcellenceProvides 2:1 matching grants up to $1,500 that support small scholarly, pedagogical and creative efforts that facilitate academic excellence and intellectual communityrollingMore InfoProvost
    Fund for a Vibrant CampusProvides 2:1 matching funds of up to $5,000 for speakers, artists, or performers whose visit to Wake Forest will help foster a vibrant campusrollingMore InfoProvost
    Center Planning GrantsGrant that supports the planning of a five-year grant for a university center.31-MayMore InfoProvost
  • Dean's Office - Undergraduate College - AY2019-2020
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Archie FundProvides support for primary research and research travel domestically and internationally in the Arts and HumanitiesFall, Oct 7, 2019
    Spring, Feb 7, 2020
    More InfoUndergraduate College
    Faculty Development FundSupports projects or activities that will enhance teaching or contribute to the development of a scholarly or creative research project.Fall, Oct 7, 2019
    Spring, Feb 7, 2020
    More InfoUndergraduate College
    Summer Research AwardAn SRA is intended to recognize the promise and importance of advanced research and to provide unencumbered research time in the summer to focus exclusively on completing a significant project. (maximum of 3 per summer)Spring, Feb 7, 2020More InfoUndergraduate College
    Book Development GrantProvide supportive, critical feedback and publication advice during the book manuscript preparation and pre-submission phase. Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
    Research & Publication FundSupports costs associated with the publication of faculty scholarly or creative activities.Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
    College Course EnhancementAssists faculty members with expenses associated with regularly scheduled fall or spring classes.Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
    Living-Learning Community Course EnhancementFunding to assist faculty with expenses anticipated with a regularly scheduled academic class that is designated a Living-Learning Community.Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
    URECA Fund for facilitating faculty-student scholarshipProvides support to faculty who wish to engage Wake Forest undergraduate students in their scholarly pursuits during the academic year, within the context of individually mentored projects such as directed readings, independent study, or Honors thesis projects. Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
    URECA Center Fund in Support of Department/Program EventsTo promote undergraduate mentored scholarship via funding requests up to $200 per department/program per year to facilitate events that showcase research and creative projects.Rolling until funds usedMore InfoUndergraduate College
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Pilot Research Grant (PRG)Funding to gather preliminary data to be competitive for external grantsFourth Friday in October & FebruaryMore InfoORSP
    Collaborative Pilot Grant (CPG)Funding to gather preliminary data to be competitive for external grants; must have external collaboratorFirst Friday in MarchMore InfoORSP
    CRADLE (Creative Research Activities Development and Enrichment)Program for faculty to develop competitive external proposalsMore InfoORSP
    Open Access FundCovers manuscript publication expenses for open accessrollingMore InfoORSP / Library
  • Center for the Advancement of Teaching
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Teaching Development Travel FundOffers financial support of up to $1,500 per academic year to assist faculty in enhancing their teaching skills by attending teaching-related workshops or conferences.rolling, first-come, first-served
    ($7,500 fund)
    More InfoCenter for the Advancement of Teaching
    SoTL Seed Grant FundOffers up to $1,000 per academic year to scholars, or teams of scholars, pursuing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects. The Fund may be used to cover the cost of data collection and analysis, research assistants, conference presentations, or collaboration with researchers at other institutions.rolling, first-come, first-served ($5,000 fund)More InfoCenter for the Advancement of Teaching
    Departmental Teaching Initiative FundOffers financial support of up to $500 per academic year to support efforts to enhance teaching and learning within departments. The Fund may be used for departmental teaching development activities such as buying books for faculty discussions, bringing in a speaker, and buying lunches for meetings of the faculty involved.rolling, first-come, first-served
    ($2,500 fund)
    More InfoCenter for the Advancement of Teaching
    Course (Re)Design GrantsAssists faculty wishing to develop new courses (or redesign already existing courses) over the summer. This program funds the development of up to four (4) courses a year. The grant provides faculty with a $3,500 summer stipend for 9 month faculty, or $1,500 in professional development funds for 12 month faculty. Up to $500 can be requested for other necessary and justifiable expenses. 15-FebMore InfoCenter for the Advancement of Teaching
    CAT Teaching Awards $1,000 each and are honored at a public reception each spring1-FebMore InfoCenter for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Global Affairs Office
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Faculty Overseas Collaborating on Undergraduate Seminars (FOCUS)Biannually assemble a cohort of 8 faculty members (including a lead & a writing program faculty member) who form 2 teams of 4 to collaboratively develop 2 interdisciplinary FYSs over the course of one week while living at the Worrell House in Londonspring of odd-numbered yearsMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
    Fulbright International Education Administrators ProgramProvides fully funded grants for U.S. higher education administrators to participate in an intensive two-week seminar abroadvaries by locationMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
    Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement and ConferenceConference for faculty leaders, program coordinators, and administrators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to help students advance their intercultural skills and awareness during their abroad experiencesspringMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
    Funds for International ScholarsSupports linkages between WFU and International Scholarsfall, springMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
    Funds for Faculty DevelopmentFaculty development seminars each summer through CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange)fall, springMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
    Funds for an International ConferenceSupport for an international conference or colloquiumfall, spring, & summerMore InfoGlobal Affairs Office
  • Centers & Institutes
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Bioethics Health & SocietyA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoCenter for Bioethics, Health & Society
    Engaged Humanities Mellon GrantA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoHumanities Institute
    Center for Energy, Environment, & SustainabilityA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoCenter for Energy, Environment, & Sustainability
    Center for Molecular SignalingA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoCenter for Molecular Signaling
    Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe)A variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoInterdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe)
    Translational Science CenterA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoTranslational Science Center
    Eudaimonia InstituteA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoEudaimonia Institute
    Pro Humanitate InstituteA variety of funding support for projects, student research (undergraduate & graduate), etc. Varies with Center/Institute.More InfoPro Humanitate Institute
  • Wake Forest Innovations
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Commercialization Pathway AwardFinancial support for early-stage projects that may lead to a commercially promising, proprietary invention. (listed under "Internal" on CTSI website)May 31, 2019More InfoClinical & Translational Science Institute
    Catalyst Fund Intermediate AwardFinancial support for translation-stage projects. (listed under "Internal" on CTSI website)May 31, 2019 More InfoClinical & Translational Science Institute
  • Other
    TitlePurposeDeadline(s)LinkOffice
    Publication FundCovers manuscript & book publication expensesrollingMore InfoGraduate School/Dean of the College
    T-CART (Technology-engaged Creative Activity, Research, and Teaching) GrantsProvides funding for Faculty summer projects to explore new and existing technologies with the potential to enhance teaching, scholarly, and creative work. Summer Technology Exploration Program (STEP); Summer WakerMaker Faculty Fellow 15-FebMore InfoInformation Systems
    Blended and Online Learning Development (BOLD)The BOLD grant encourages faculty interested in developing high quality online or blended courses in support of the undergraduate mission15-FebMore InfoOffice of Online Education

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