Spring 2024 deadline is Thursday, February 1
These grants are one-year (max $7500) of funding. The grants are to support new research, creative or scholarly activities or for high quality projects not likely to receive external funding. To be eligible, a person must:
- Be a tenure-track faculty member
- Have submitted the final report for his/her previous FRG to the Graduate College prior to last February 1, 2023.
- Not received a summer fellowship for 2024 from the Graduate College, and
- Remain with the University for a year after the project is completed.
For more information, visit the FRG webpage. If you have questions, contact the Graduate College (836-5335). Please note: The application is through Dynamic Forms with the link provided on the FRG webpage under the heading “Application and Format.”
The deadline for fall 2023 International Travel applications is Monday, October 16, 2023 (since October 15th falls on a weekend).
The funding is to support faculty international travel that will “advance the university mission, in a manner related to the research of the faculty member.” This funding is provided to support faculty presentation of research. The International Travel award provides up to $2,500 to the recipient. This is a one-to-one match with funding secured by the applicant. Eligible faculty who chooses to apply for an International Travel Award should be cognizant of the competitive nature of the process and be aware that not all applications may be funded. A Foreign Travel Authorization form must be completed and approved PRIOR to traveling, and the Dean and Department Head will take into account any COVID conditions or other travel restrictions in the country the faculty member proposes to visit. Please see additional details on the Graduate College website.
Applications for fall 2023 thesis/non-thesis funding
The intent of thesis and non-thesis funding is to support student research and provide financial assistance toward the costs incurred in their thesis or non-thesis projects. The thesis award averages approximately $500 for each thesis project. The non-thesis award averages approximately $250 for each project. The deadline for fall 2023 to submit an application is September 30. Since this date falls on the weekend, the Graduate College will accept applications on Monday, October 2, 2023. All applications must include information requested on the application form. Incomplete and late applications will not be processed. All applications must be submitted electronically to the Graduate College.
The deadline for Summer Faculty Fellowship proposals (SFF) is Monday, October 30.
The function of this Fellowship is to allow faculty members engaged in research or in creative activities to devote intense thought and activity to a single project. The Summer Faculty Fellowship provides a $6,000 stipend to the recipient (this is taxable income). Projects which involve consulting activity, the production of teaching aids, enhancement of teaching skills, practice of professional skills outside the academic environment, “retooling” for new teaching assignments, development of Internet courses or other curriculum development activities, will not be considered.
To be eligible Faculty members must:
- Have the rank of Assistant Professor and above with a research commitment;
- May not teach summer courses or have outside jobs during the tenure of the fellowship;
- Must be returning to Missouri State University for the following academic year;
- The same project cannot be funded by another internal grant source;
- Cannot directly precede or immediately follow an academic year during which a sabbatical has been approved/taken;
- If you have previously received a Summer Faculty Fellowship, you must have applied for an external grant; and have submitted a final report.
Eligible faculty who chooses to apply for a Summer Faculty Fellowship should be cognizant of the competitive nature of the process and be aware that not all proposals can be funded.
For more information, see the Summer Faculty Fellowship webpage. If you have questions, contact the Graduate College (836-5335).
- Three-Minute (3MT) Thesis Competition – Friday, November 3 at 5:00 p.m. in Glass Hall, Room 101.
- Deadlines for submission of thesis
- Deadlines for graduate assistant appointment
Graduate student travel funding is available for the graduate student to present their thesis/non-thesis research at a designated conference. Applications should be submitted 30 days prior to the travel date to the Graduate College.
For more information, visit the graduate college website. If you have questions, contact the Graduate College at 417-836-5335.