Internal Opportunities

Internal funding for Northern Michigan University faculty, staff and students exists to enhance the academic experience and professional growth by providing financial support for new initial research projects, scholarly activities, papers for publication and creative works. This internal funding is intended to prepare faculty, staff and students to apply for external funding in the future.

Report deadlines for awards overseen by faculty grants committee:

Reassigned Time Award Jan. 31 (fall awards); June 15 (winter awards)
Faculty Research Grant Dec. 1*
Curriculum Design & Instructional Improvement Grant June 30*
Peter White Scholar June 30*

*Report deadlines may be extended. Requests for extensions must be submitted to the Associate
Provost of Graduate Education and Research one month prior to official report deadlines.

Internal Grants Overseen by the Faculty Grant Committee

Reassigned Time Awards
(AAUP only)

Deadlines:
Sept. 13, 2013
Jan. 31, 2014

Guidelines

Award: 4 Credits

Sample Proposals

Past
Awards

Report Guidelines and Sample Reports

Faculty Research Grant Program

Deadline: Nov. 1

Guidelines

Award: $7,000

Sample Proposals

Past Awards

Report Guidelines and Sample Report

Curriculum Development & Instructional Improvement Grant Program

Deadline: April 1

Guidelines

Award: $3,000

Sample Proposals

Past
Awards

Report Guidelines and Sample Report

Peter White Scholar Program

Deadline: Mar. 14

Guidelines

Award: $17,500

Sample Proposals

Past
Awards

Report Guidelines and Sample Report

Spooner Student Research Grant Program
(Student Award)

Deadlines: Sept. 13;
Jan 15; Mar. 14

Guidelines

Award: $500

Sample Proposals

Past
Awards

Report Guidelines

Faculty Merit Award Deadline: Feb. 1 Guidelines Award: $5000

Other Internal Grant & Award Opportunities

Excellence In Education Research Grant Program
(Student Award)

Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014

Guidelines

Award: $1,500

 Sample Proposals

Freshman Fellowship Program
(Student Award)

Deadline: Jan. 15

Freshman Fellowship Website

Technology Innovation Award for Students
(Student Award)

Deadline: Mar. 7, 2014

Guidelines

Award: $750

Center for U.P. Studies Fellowship
(A&S Faculty only)

Deadlines: Jan. 31, 2013, Aug. 30, 2013

Guidelines

Award:  4 credits

TLAC Conference Grants

Deadlines: Mar. 1, Oct. 1

Dowload Form

TLAC Website

Award:  $500