Beyond CRLT Grants: Instructional Funds and Grants Available at UM

  • Arts at Michigan offers Course Connections Funding to support the inclusion of arts-based learning in the undergraduate curriculum. Faculty, instructional staff, and graduate student instructors are invited to apply for up to $500 for faculty-sponsored excursions, workshops, and projects related to courses. These funds may be used for admissions to museums and performances, workshops by visiting artists, and course projects, such as theatrical performances, exhibitions, etc. For projects that are integrated into more than one course, funding of up to $1000 will be considered. Please note: Grant funds cannot be used to pay for refreshments.
    The Arts at Michigan grants are provided by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
  • The Center for Global and Intercultural Study solicits Global Course Connection proposals for the development of off-campus study components as part of Ann Arbor-based undergraduate courses. All continuing faculty at University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus are eligible to apply. CGIS will provide $5,000-$10,000 for each selected proposal. Global Course Connections develop closer curriculum integration between departmental course offerings and global study, providing a structured educational experience within the context of a semester-long course. Preference will be given to proposals which provide opportunities for students to engage with local people in addition to visiting culturally relevant sites.
  • Dean’s Discretionary Funds for the Support of Faculty and Graduate Students are provided to improve the climate, character, and quality of graduate education, to fund academic initiatives to enhance the quality and intensity of intellectual exchange, to support faculty travel (up to $500), and to support events benefiting the University community. Faculty, staff, and students who are enrolled in or employed by a Rackham unit are eligible to apply for funds. Grant funds are made possible by the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
  • LSA Instructional Support Services Faculty Project Grants support LSA faculty instructional technology projects, including assistance in identifying and applying for relevant funding opportunites. Grants are open to all instructional staff in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.
  • The Institute for Research on Women & Gender provides funding for faculty and graduate students pursuing scholarship, research collaborations, or creative activities that focus on women, gender, or sexuality. Support for faculty-initiated events, such as speakers and conferences is available through our faculty led programs and event cosponsorship. IRWG also offers faculty research support services to assist U-M faculty seeking external funding opportunities.