CTAL Grant Opportunities

CTAL occasionally offers grant funding opportunities for instructors to develop their teaching, improve existing courses, develop new courses, evaluate instruction, and assess curricular needs. In such cases special calls are opened in response to strategic priorities.

Instructors are encouraged to read the specific calls below to determine which opportunity best fits their project. If you would like additional guidance, please request a consultation. We welcome the opportunity to hear your ideas!

Open Calls

CTAL is not offering any open calls for grant funding at this time. Please use our consultation request tool to explore how we might otherwise support your teaching and educational assessment needs.

Past Calls

Instructional Improvement Grants

This grant is currently closed. Instructional Improvement Grants (IIG) provided funds (up to $5,000) for one-time, small-scale projects to improve existing courses, develop new courses, evaluate instruction, and assess curricular needs. The grant was intended to support larger innovative projects that  directly and significantly affected teaching and learning, such as developing materials for new and existing courses and developing new modes of instruction.

Information on previous calls and grant winners is available here.

Reengineering Large Introductory Courses Grants

This grant is currently closed. The purpose of the Reengineering Large Introductory Courses (ReLIC) grant program was to enhance learning, persistence, and graduation rates of UD students by addressing the needs of faculty teaching large (generally more than 60 students per section) introductory courses

Information on previous calls and grant winners is available here.

Travel Grants

This grant is currently closed. Travel Awards of up to $1,000 were made available to support faculty participation in off-campus workshops or seminars on pedagogy, or conferences/conference sessions directly related to teaching.

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