Grants & Awards

The Professional Development Award for Teaching and Learning

Sponsored by the Fredonia College Foundation

The Faculty Professional Development Award Program provides support for professional development activities related to instructional design or the exploration of instructional methods to enhance student learning. Funding is available, but not limited to, the following types of professional development activities related to teaching and learning:

  • Travel to conferences and conference fees
  • Enrollment in online courses or seminars
  • Subscriptions to relevant publications
  • Training for specialized or advanced certification
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • To bring an expert or consultant to campus
  • Partial funding for course release (up to $1500) is available to those receiving matching funds from their departments (must be supported with a letter from your department chair) 

Applications and Awards Announced in the Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/pdc/ProfDevAward.asp


Faculty Summer Research and Creativity Award

Sponsored by the Fredonia College Foundation

The Faculty Summer Research and Creativity Award provides support for faculty research and creative activity conducted over the Summer Session. As a regional, public liberal arts institution, The State University of New York at Fredonia values a wide variety of scholarly and creative activities, as described in the Handbook on Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion (HARP)

  • Basic research that provides new foundations upon which others can build;
  • Original works of art, music, dance, creative writing, and theatre;
  • Applications of basic theories and research that solve problems in the discipline or in practice;
  • Interdisciplinary scholarship that brings together perspectives from two or more fields;
  • Scholarly approaches to teaching and learning that go beyond practice to contribute to the pedagogy of one’s field or to significant curricular or assessment initiatives;
  • Community-based research (scholarship of engagement) that may include partnerships.

The goal of the award is to promote excellence in research and creativity and to enhance the dissemination of that work.

Applications and Awards Announced in the Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/pdc/summer_research_award.asp


Amy Elizabeth Everett Award

The award is named after the daughter of a deceased member of the The State University of New York at Fredonia Political Science Department, Jack Everett and is limited to un-tenured, but tenure-track faculty in the Social Sciences with special consideration given to those in History and in Political Science.

Applications and Awards Announced in the Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/pdc/EverettAward.asp


Instructional Incentive Award for Classroom Innovations

The Instructional Incentive Awards Program is funded by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The award provides support for purchasing equipment or technology that will be used in the classroom to enhance students’ intellectual experiences in one of the following areas, as outlined in the Baccalaureate Goals learning outcomes framework:

  • Skilled (develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledges),
  • Connected (engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship),
  • Creative (demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation), and
  • Responsible (activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism). 

Applications and Awards Announced in the Fall Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/pdc/IncentiveAward.asp


Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund

The Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund was established by David H. Carnahan and the Carnahan-Jackson Foundation of Jamestown, New York in the Fredonia College Foundation in 1993.Funded activities will result in cultural enrichment for the campus and community, include a significant element of community involvement, and benefit more than one campus constituency.

Applications and Awards Announced in the Fall Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/foundation/cjhumanitiesfund.asp


Robert W. Kasling Memorial Lecture Award

This lectureship permits members of the university faculty to present to a general audience aspects of their scholarly and/or creative interests. The lectures, which explain and examine the purposes, methods, and results of a particular area of scholarship or creativity, are intended to broaden the understanding of research being undertaken at Fredonia. The Kasling Award is also accompanied by an increase of $1000 to the recipient's base salary.

Application and Awards Announced Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/academicaffairs/awards/kasling.asp


William T. Hagen Young Scholar/Artist Award

The award was initiated in 1987 to recognize outstanding professional achievement by a teaching faculty member in research, scholarship, or artistic performance. Only faculty members below the rank of Full Professor are eligible to apply for the Hagan Award. There is, however, no age limit for this award. The award is accompanied by an increase of $500 to the recipient's base salary.

Applications and Awards Announced Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/academicaffairs/awards/hagan.asp


FSA Program Funding Grants

Funding may be available for events, initiatives, etc. that benefit the The State University of New York at Fredonia community as well as enhance the educational mission and goals of the University.  

Applications and Awards Announced Spring Semester.

For more information, visit: http://fsa.fredonia.edu/Other/AboutProgramFunding.aspx


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