CRLT Grants

CRLT sponsors competitions for grants to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Michigan. To obtain information about these grants, review the short descriptions provided on this page and click on the individual grant name for more details about each one, including application guidelines. The grants competitions are open to eligible members of the Ann Arbor campus of the University only.

All CRLT grant proposals are peer-reviewed by UM faculty.

CRLT is also pleased to co-sponsor the new Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching initiative with the office of the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs. For more information or to apply to that program, visit www.crlt.umich.edu/FCIT.

For other funding sources see: Beyond CRLT Grants: Instructional Funds and Grants Available at UM

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Grant Primary Goals Due Date Maximum Grant Amount
Instructional Development Fund

Support innovative activities to improve teaching and learning.

 

Rolling, until funding is exhausted for the year $500
Investigating Student Learning

Support faculty interested in studying aspects of student learning in their courses or programs

Tue, 01/20/2015 $3,000 (individual faculty); $4,000 (projects with grad student/postdoc co-investigators)
Lecturers' Professional Development Fund

Provide professional development opportunities for lecturers’ creative endeavors, research, scholarship or teaching

Tue, 09/22/2015 $2,000
The Gilbert Whitaker Fund

Provide funding for individual or collaborative groups of faculty to improve teaching and learning at U-M*

*Beginning with the Fall 2013 competition, the Whitaker Fund will become a single stage competition.

Wed, 10/21/2015 $6,000 for smaller projects; $10,000 for larger projects
Faculty Development Fund

Provide funding for individual or collaborative groups of faculty to improve teaching and learning at U-M

Tue, 01/26/2016 $6,000 for smaller projects; $10,000 for larger projects