Colgate’s office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
(Grants Office) assists faculty in locating and applying for external grants and sponsored research. Web resources include databases and links to funders
and proposal and budget guidelines.
All proposals for external grants or contracts that will be administered by Colgate (i.e., funds are paid to and disbursed by the university) must be reviewed and approved before they are submitted to the funding agency. For information or assistance, contact Helen Kebabian or Bruce Moseley in the Grants Office, ext. 7451.
Colgate Funding Sources
The university offers competitive funding for a wide range of faculty research and teaching activities. For programs with specific deadlines, requests for proposals are issued via e-mail to all faculty.
The following programs are open to tenure-stream, full-time faculty and Category I faculty. Programs and specific grants marked (v
) are also open to visiting faculty (including doctoral and postdoctoral fellows) with appointments of one year or more, for use during their Colgate employment only. Colgate grants for research and other scholarly and creative activities:
Faculty Research Council
Grants and leaves to support research and creative work in all fields. Please consult Research Council guidelines
, budget form
, and sample proposals
. Chair: Amy Leventer
|Type of grant ||Maximum award ||Deadline |
|Discretionary grants* (v) ||$1,500 / year ||any time |
|Major grant (June 2015 – Aug. 2016) ||$7,500 ||Jan. 23, 2015 |
|Picker fellowship (June 2015 – Aug. 2016) ||$10,000 ||Jan. 23, 2015 |
|Senior or Assoc. faculty leave, 2015-16 ||1-2 SLA credits ||Jan. 23, 2015 |
|Horned Dorset Colony creative artist residency ||1-month residency, summer 2015 ||Jan. 23, 2015 |
|Publication expenses grant ||$1,000 ||any time |
|Textbook preparation loan ||$3,000 ||any time |
|Publication subvention grant ||$3,000 ||any time |
|Student wage grant (v) ||150 hrs/semester; 200 hrs/summer ||any time |
*Discretionary Grants: maximum $1,500 per year.
Consult the Research Council guidelines
for categories of support, including research travel, non-student wages, and other research expenses. Apply any time via e-mail to Research Council chair Amy Leventer