CSCE Internal Funding
Funding opportunities to support your proposal development.
Laker Extramural Proposal Development Support
- Laker Innovation Commercialization Fund
- Laker Match Fund
Click here for a summary of the of the funding offered by the CSCE.
• Programs that provide seed funding for your work
This grant encourages faculty in establishing and maintaining programs of research, scholarly, and/or creative activity. Projects should display potential for having a significant impact on one’s field or chart a new trajectory in one’s scholarly, creative or artistic development.
The Faculty Course Reassignment is an additional funding option of CSCE’s Catalyst Grant.
This reassignment provides unencumbered time to help fulfill the demands of unusually time-intensive projects.
This initiative is designed to foster new collaborative research and creative activities between faculty members from different disciplines.
This program supports research and creative activity with a modest subsidy at critical times. This is accomplished through defraying the cost of travel, supplies, and other materials necessary to conduct the project. Funds may be used for page charges, color illustrations, and other costs associated with publishing.
The Pre-tenure Supplement for Research and Creativity is an additional funding option of CSCE’s Catalyst Grant. This grant enhances scholarly and/or creative productivity by providing junior faculty members with financial support to launch their creative agendas at the university.
Programs to support dissemination of faculty work
This grant supports dissemination of the applicant's original research or creative effort. The presentations must be at a recognized organized conference or professional exposition unless you are a session chair or officer of a national committee.
This support aids the ability of researchers to publish in established open access peer-reviewed journals and peer-reviewed journals that have an open access option.
This fund supports the costs of scholarly publication. These subventions guarantee that scholarly works of significance by GVSU faculty can be published even if the prospective audience is limited.
Programs that support proposal development to outside agencies
The Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity for Grand Valley faculty. The Laker Extramural Proposal Development Support will provide small grants of up to $2,000 to help faculty make their external grant proposals and applications more competitive and fundable. It is expected that faculty who receive LEPDS funding will apply for an external grant or fellowship from a major funding agency within one year of receiving their grant.
The GVSU’s Laker Match Fund (LMF) is an account of limited funding managed in the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence – Research Administration. The LMF’s purpose is to assist in the provision of matching funds when required as a condition of eligibility to apply for funding for externally-sponsored projects.
The Laker Innovation Commercialization Fund (LICF) is established to enhance opportunity to commercialize innovations discovered at Grand Valley State University. The program is intended to provide financial support that cannot typically be obtained from other traditional sources of funding.