Internal Call for Proposals

Professional Development for Faculty and Staff
Dean Catrine is offering $1,500 support to each of the four Academic Units and the Dean's Office per fiscal year. Professional Development is a learning experience that enhances professional knowledge, skills and practices to better meet the needs of stakeholders including students, faculty and staff.
CHHS Seed Funding for Faculty 
Proposals to pilot faculty research and scholarship are accepted throughout the academic year.
Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Fund 

The Chancellor, through the Council on University Community (CUC), created the Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support faculty, staff, and student initiatives promoting the daily value of diversity in the intellectual life of the campus.  

Ignite Planning Grants

Ignite Planning Grants promote new collaborative research efforts and facilitate the development of interdisciplinary teams focused on preparing competitive, large-scale collaborative proposals for significant external funding. 

Faculty Research Grants Program [FRG]:

UNC Charlotte, through its Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, sponsors an internal Faculty Research Grants (FRG) program designed to assist faculty in conducting well-defined, purposeful, new research or creative or scholarly activities.

Please refer to FRG link for further details    

Office of Assessment and Accreditation

The Office of Assesment and Accreditation s pleased to announce funding for up to five assessment projects for work during the first 2020 summer session.  The Scholarship of Assessment Grants' purpose is to support efforts that examine student learning. Previous projects have resulted in successful changes and improvements to curricula, instruction, processes, and procedures.  Awardees will be paired with a member of our team who will work closely with the individual or group of individuals on a project. 

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program [SoTL] 

The scholarship of teaching and learning involves the disciplinary, cross-disciplinary, and inter-disciplinary study of teaching practice and student learning. SoTL has an impact beyond the individual teacher, classroom, department, and university. The aim of SoTL scholars is to engage in a rigorous and systematic inquiry process in order to critique, improve, enhance, and develop multiple perspectives that can help inform the teaching and learning process and enrich higher education in the 21st century. For more information, click here

School of Data Science

The School of Data Science (SDS) enables the application of analytics to enhance and impact social and economic conditions and supports team-based, pre-competitive research proposals, focused on cutting-edge concepts that demonstrate the potential to secure larger external grants in the future. 

Urban Institute Faculty Fellows Program

Faculty Fellows conduct research projects and work alongside local stakeholders to understand and share findings that can guide community decision-making. Competitive research funding is available as part of the program and supports short-term (up to 18 months) research that addresses important local issues.

Women + Girls Research Alliance (W+GRA)

The Women + Girls Research Alliance (W+GRA) promotes public dialogue, informs public policy and programmatic priorities, and focuses on the following key areas:

  • Education, Employment and Earnings
  • Civic and Political Engagement
  • Economic Security
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Violence Against Women