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The NTT perspective – Kumar talks mini-grants

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Springtime means grant time at the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), and instructors can apply for Educational Research Mini-Grants. The center welcomes innovative thinkers, like Dr. Nishant Kumar, associate teaching professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. In this video, he discusses how his grant aided in his success as a non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty member.

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Grants go to 11 projects for 150th celebration

Posted by on January 6, 2020

In support of our upcoming 150th anniversary, Missouri S&T is providing mini-grants to faculty, staff and students planning creative ways to commemorate the milestone. Eleven projects were selected from 31 proposals to celebrate the anniversary from October 2020 to November 2021.

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Apply for 150th anniversary mini-grant by Oct. 31

Posted by on October 28, 2019

As the 150th anniversary of our university’s founding draws closer, registered student organizations, academic units and administrative units that have plans to celebrate this milestone anniversary are invited to apply for one of several mini-grants available to help fund projects and activities that best meet the goals of celebrating the 150th and raising S&T’s visibility to key audiences.

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CAFE grants go to four projects

Posted by on July 2, 2019

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) provided nearly $13,000 to fund the following projects:

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Apply for mini-grant to help celebrate our 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 17, 2019

As the 150th anniversary of our university’s founding draws closer, registered student organizations, academic units and administrative units that have plans to celebrate this milestone anniversary are invited to apply for one of several mini-grants available to help fund projects and activities that best meet the goals of celebrating the 150th and raising S&T’s visibility to key audiences. Up to $5,000 will be available per grant, depending on funding availability. For more details, visit marketing.mst.edu/150.

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Letters of intent for educational research mini grants due March 1

Posted by on February 20, 2019

Do you have a question about teaching and student learning that you want to explore? Full-time faculty and staff instructors can apply for an educational research mini-grant, which provides funding for scholarly inquiry into a research question about teaching and student learning.

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Educational research mini-grants awarded to five faculty projects

Posted by on July 5, 2018

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Expanding the sophomore design curriculum for aerospace engineering students and maximizing the co-op experience are a couple of topics faculty will be researching with the help of mini-grant funding. The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) recently provided nearly $25,000 in mini-grant funding for the following projects:

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CAFE introduces new rolling acceptance for proposals

Posted by on July 5, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence has changed its proposal deadlines from set dates to rolling acceptance for the following funding opportunities:

  • Professional Development Travel Fund for early career faculty
  • Mini-Sabbatical program
  • Publishing results from past mini-grants
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Apply for funding to publish results from past educational research mini grants

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Funding is now available for previous recipients of the Educational Research Mini-Grant or eFellows program to offset the cost of disseminating your results from that project.

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Letters of intent due soon for eFellows program

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Would you like to redesign your course for a blended or online audience? Missouri S&T’s eFellows program is designed to incentivize and support faculty. The program helps faculty redesign courses using best practices for teaching methodologies and technology for blended or online delivery. Mini-grants are available to support the redesign process as well as focused support and instructional design expertise from the educational technology. For more information, please contact Julie Phelps, instructional designer, at phelpsja@mst.edu. Letters of intent are due to Phelps by Friday, April 20, and must include the name of your course and co-principal investigators, if applicable.

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