Sabbatical Information

Samples of sabbatical proposals on the Provost's site  under Proposal Information.

Information on grants for sabbaticals from the Office of Sponsored Programs 

For the new Sabbatical Leave Template, Guidelines for Writing a Successful Sabbatical Proposal, and FAQs, please see the University Sabbatical Website:


Nota bene--the new deadline for faculty to submit proposals is September 1.

FDC Workshop: Writing a sabbatical proposal – From Caitlin Horrocks


Thinking about writing a sabbatical proposal this summer?  Want some help?  Come to the FDC workshop!


When: Wednesday, May 10 OR Thursday, June 8

Time:  1:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: GVSU Allendale (308 PAD)

Who: Any sabbatical eligible CLAS faculty are welcome


We will give an overview of the application process and provide consultations for your proposal ideas.   


To register, complete this form.  You will be asked to choose a session.


Can’t come to the workshop, or ready for additional feedback?  Former members of the CLAS FDC are available to do pre-reads of proposal drafts over the summer, offering feedback and suggestions. Simply email your draft to Caitlin Horrocks ( ) by August 1.


The university deadline for faculty to submit their proposals is September 1.

In addition, the FDC will pre-read sabbatical drafts and give you feedback up until August 1.  Please contact the current chair of the FDC, Caitlin Horrocks for more information.

GVSU research is conducted in compliance with the university's IACUC and Biosafety policies.

IRB Review Expectations for Sabbatical Proposals


CLAS Sabbatical Showcase

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