Starter Grant

STARTER GRANT

PURPOSE & SCOPE:

To help new faculty members begin a program of research. Provides funding for a wide variety of research-related expenses--travel to libraries, supplies, materials, and student assistants. (Although student assistant wages can be a part of the budget, the faculty member must be the principal investigator.) Faculty salary is not an eligible expense. Particularly useful in conjunction with a grant-in-time. Typical grant range: $200 - $2,000.

PERSONS ELIGIBLE:

full-time members of the teaching faculty during their first three years of service at Roanoke College

APPLY TO: Faculty Development Committee

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

First Monday following fall break for funds to be spent between January 1 and June 30 of the following calendar year

February 1 for funds to be spent between May 1 and December 31 of the same calendar year

A written report must be submitted to FDC within the first six weeks of the regular semester following use of funds.