Internal Resources and Grants

 To view available grants, click "available grants" below to expand that section.  Otherwise, browse funding opportunities by schools below. 

Available Grants

Grant

Full name

Link to More Info

Purpose

Travel?

How much $

UCUR

Utah Conference for

Undergraduate Research

www.ucur.org/

Student presentations

in all fields

no

If approved, may receive funding to cover the UCUR reg. fee

NCUR

National Conference for

Undergraduate Research

www.cur.org/conferences_and_events/student_events/ncur/

Student presentations

in all fields

yes

Can apply for $ after abstract is accepted

TEELS

Turner Endowment for Engaged Learning in STEM Research Fellowships

https://www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/student-research/apply-for-funding/

This mentored student research may be conducted by students in any major, but should have a focus mentor in the physical sciences, health, math, or technology departments

yes

Funds may be requested up to $4,000 over two terms

URSCA

Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activities

https://www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/student-research/apply-for-funding/

Upper-division students work with faculty mentors to conduct in-depth research or creative work

yes

$2,000 per student

URSIG

Undergraduate Research Summer Institute Grant

www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/

Make progress on a significant research project relevant to the faculty and the region that will be done in a team of a faculty and students

yes

$5,000-$15,000

GEL Quick Grant

Grant for Engaged Learning

https://www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/faculty-research/apply-for-funding/gel/index.html

Classroom and non-classroom-based projects, service learning, undergraduate research, learning communities, and inquiry-based learning

yes

Maximum award is $2,500

GEL Seed Grant

Grant for Engaged Learning

https://www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/faculty-research/apply-for-funding/seed.html

Classroom and non-classroom-based projects, service learning, undergraduate research, learning communities, and inquiry-based learning

yes

Seed grants are funded for one to two years with a max. award of $10,000

GEL Phase Grant

Grant for Engaged Learning

https://www.uvu.edu/undergrad-research/faculty-research/apply-for-funding/gel/index.html

Classroom and non-classroom-based projects, service learning, undergraduate research, learning communities, and inquiry-based learning

yes

Multi-year, high profile projects in which colleges and schools partner with GEL in a collaborative funding model

GEL HIELG

High Impact Engaged Learning Grants

www.uvu.edu/engagedlearning/hielg.html

Sustainable and long-term projects aimed at achieving a significant effect across multiple sections, programs, or student populations

yes

Funded up to $30,000 per year

The Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Scholarship

The Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Scholarship

 

awarded to select faculty for exceptional research and creative projects

yes

Funded up to $8,000 per year

SAC

College of Science Scholarly Activities Committee

www.uvu.edu/cos/csh_faculty_funding.html

 

SAC provides funding for faculty research.  Faculty may apply for funding in the spring of each year, typically in February.  Students may apply at any time

yes

 

ELLA

 Engaged Learning in the Liberal Arts 

 

 to develop innovative and effective teaching practices

yes

 

OTL Travel

Office of Teaching and Learning Faculty Travel Grant

www.uvu.edu/otl/faculty/awards-grants.html

to assist faculty with professional travel, particularly related to enhancing instructional effectiveness and Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement. 

yes

Travel grants will be no greater than that provided by department, school or college

"Minigrant" funding through SCULPT 

Faculty funding opportunities information by schools

College of Science & Health

The College of Science & Health web page has a section on Faculty Funding divided by internal and external (specific to Science) sources of funding.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has the following funding opportunities:

Woodbury School of Business

The Woodbury School of Business webpage has one external source of funding listed:

Faculty funding opportunities through the Office of Engaged Learning

The Office of Engaged Learning concentrates main sources of funding for UVU faculty. In most cases, instructors act as mentors to students in projects related to the instructor’s project, however, students can pursue their own research but are required to have a faculty mentor. The office does not include external sources of support. The following information includes the title of the fund and the link:

Faculty funding opportunities through the Office of Teaching and Learning

The Office of Teaching and Learning offers funding related with excellence in teaching.

Funding through Capitol Reef Field Station 

CRFS supports and provides funding for UVU faculty and mentored students to carry out investigations in natural and cultural history, place-based learning, and other scholarly and creative activities that explore the Colorado Plateau and are consistent with the CRFS mission. You can find more information on this grant program here

 

Office of Sponsored Programs

This office helps with searching for and writing grant proposals. Their website has many tools and sources of information for funding opportunities.