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UW System grants

 

UW System annually announces competitions of interest to faculty and academic staff. Depending on the type of grant program, some system proposals are handled by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and some by ORSP. 

**Please call the CETL Office at 715-836-2385 or ORSP at 715-836-3405 for current deadline and program information prior to developing a proposal for any of these UW System programs.**

UW System

Prototype Development Fund
Open deadline
Open deadline
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Wisconsin Improving Teacher Quality
Required intent to submit: TBD (System Deadline)
Full proposal: TBD (System Deadline)
Full proposal: TBD (to ORSP)

 

Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP) Small Grants
November 17, 2017, March 16, 2018 (WiscAMP Deadline)

November 10, 2017, March 9, 2017 (to ORSP)

Applied Research Grant and Applied Research - WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG)
Required Intent to Submit Email: TBD (System Deadline)
Proposal: TBD (System Deadline)

Proposal: TBD  (to ORSP)

Teaching and Learning Grants
February 12 (to ORSP)

February 5 (to ORSP)

Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring
TBD (WRI Deadline)
TBD (to ORSP)

Wisconsin Teaching Fellow
September 29 (System Deadline)

September 22 (to CETL)

Wisconsin Teaching Scholar Program
September 29 (System Deadline)

September 22 (to CETL)

Center for 21st Century Studies Fellowships
TBD (System Deadline)
TBD (to ORSP)
Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellowship
TBD (System Deadline)
TBD (to ORSP)

Groundwater Research and Monitoring for Wisconsin
November 1 (System Deadline)


October 25 (to ORSP)



Prototype Development Fund

Open Deadline
This program provides financial assistance for research and development to advance the commercial potential of technologies developed through the UW System and assigned to WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc. To be eligible, the invention must be disclosed to WiSys and WiSys must agree to market the technology. Awards are up to $15,000. More information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/grants-awards/

ESEA Wisconsin Improving Teacher Quality

TBD (Required intent to submit, System Deadline); TBD (Full proposal, System Deadline); TBD (Full proposal to ORSP)

This is a competitive grants program for increasing student achievement in the arts, civics and government, economics, English, foreign languages, geography, history, mathematics, reading or language arts, and science, by improving the teaching and principal quality at the K-12 level in Wisconsin's public and private schools. Past awards have ranged from $18,000 to $98,000. NOTE: An "intent to submit" email is required by UW System, due July 11. More information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/grants-awards/.

Teaching and Learning Grants

February 12 (System Deadline); February 5 (to ORSP)

Provides support for 3 categories: local, regional, or systemwide workshops or conferences focused on effective and innovative teaching; research projects that focus on assessment of student learning outcomes and quality teaching practices; innovative campus proposals to start or sustain teaching and learning programs or centers. Contact ORSP for the proposal guidelines and forms.

Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP) Small Grants

November 17, 2017 or March 16, 2018 (WiscAMP Deadline); November 10 or March 9 (to ORSP)
WiscAMP is a consortium of 21 colleges and universities throughout Wisconsin. The Small Grants program supports efforts to address retention and persistence of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines by expanding and improving on successful models already in place and fostering and sustaining an alliance among UW and other partner institutions. Awards range from $5,000 to $25,000.  More information can be found at: http://wiscamp.engr.wisc.edu/small-grants.php

Applied Research Grant & ARG - WiSys Technology Advancement Grant

Required Intent to Submit Email: TBD (System Deadline)
Proposal: TBD (System Deadline); TBD (to ORSP)
This program encourages faculty to use their expertise and to apply their scholarship to support the economic development of Wisconsin. The UW System-sponsored Applied Research Grant program offers one-year awards for up to $50,000. Faculty and staff in all disciplines on all UW campuses are eligible to apply. The WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (WiTAG) program offers a maximum of $50,000 in funding over a one-year period in science and technology fields only. More information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/grants-awards/

Wisconsin Groundwater Research and Monitoring

TBD (WRI Deadline); TBD (to ORSP)
This program solicits research and monitoring proposals dealing with groundwater, pesticides, and/or onsite wastewater treatment systems. The following agencies coordinate to create this program: University of Wisconsin System; Department of Natural Resources (DNR); Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection (DATCP); and Commerce. More information can be found at: http://wri.wisc.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=80.

Wisconsin Teaching Fellow

September 29 (System Deadline); September 22 (to CETL)
The Wisconsin Teaching Fellows group will include outstanding early-career, untenured faculty and teaching academic staff.  Candidates must be exceptional teachers who publicly share their expertise and demonstrate leadership. Each participant undertakes a significant SoTL project, records the project’s progress on an electronic poster, and disseminates the results in public forums.  More information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/opid/wisconsin-teaching-fellows-scholars-program/

Wisconsin Teaching Scholar

September 29 (System Deadline); September 22 (to CETL)
The Wisconsin Teaching Scholars group will include outstanding tenured faculty and experienced academic staff. Candidates must be exceptional teachers who publicly share their expertise and demonstrate leadership. Each participant undertakes a significant SoTL project, records the project’s progress on an electronic poster, and disseminates the results in public forums. More information can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/opid/wisconsin-teaching-fellows-scholars-program/.

Center for 21st Century Studies Fellowships

TBD (System Deadline); TBD (to ORSP)
Invites fellows to contribute to the mission to imagine, define, and create the emergent field of 21st century studies, answering the question, "What Should 21st Century Studies Do?" Up to $3,000 is provided to the home institution to defray replacement costs. More information can be found at http://www4.uwm.edu/c21/pages/opportunities/forFaculty.html.

Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellowship

TBD (System Deadline); TBD (to ORSP)
Offers one- or two-semester fellowships at UW-Madison's Institute for Research in the Humanities. Up to $5,000 is provided to the home institution to defray replacement costs. More information can be found at http://www.irh.wisc.edu/fellowships.php?menu=9

Groundwater Research and Monitoring for Wisconsin

November 1 (System Deadline); October 25 (to ORSP)
Offers support of scientific research that will answer key scientific questions and will advance our understanding of groundwater in Wisconsin. Approximately $200,000 to $500,000 will be available for projects. More information can be found at http://wri.wisc.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=80.