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Funding Sources

Internal Funding

    • Council on Faculty Research
      • Council on Faculty Research (CFR)
      • The link above provides information and application materials on Fall and Summer funding opportunities for research and creative activity. Also included are past grant recipients and a list of the Council of Faculty Research members.
    • Faculty Development Partnership Grants 

    These grants are designed to encourage EIU faculty in the development of interdisciplinary teaching and research projects and faculty partnerships. Successful proposals will speak to the goals of:  

    • Fostering a greater sense of collegiality and collaboration across departmental and collegial lines; 
    • Forming partnerships. 
    • Faculty Development Support Grants
      • Support Grant Information
      • The grants are awarded to individual faculty for the purpose of improvement of instructional activities and the improvement of course content. For guidelines and application materials, please access the links above.
    • Redden Funds
      • The EIU Foundation makes available funds for instructional development grants from the Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1500. Announcements regarding these grants are published in the University Newsletter in the spring. Applicants may obtain an application from the Foundation Office by contacting April Marchuk by phone at 217-581-7380 or by e-mail at amarchuk@eiu.edu.

External Funding

  • External Funding
  • The link above provides information and assistance in the obtaining and managing of external funding.