Criteria for Competitive Proposals

Competitive proposals will: 

  1. demonstrate an innovative intra- or inter-departmental collaboration among faculty;
  2. focus on improving student success and/or seeding collaborative research innovation;
  3. contribute to professional development, through course release time, travel to professional conferences for presentations or reentry into the profession, creation of new partnerships, development of new streams of scholarly activity, or other similar endeavors;
  4. show how the funds will be used to advance scholarship, professional development, student success and/or program change; and
  5. demonstrate how the award will be used to leverage additional (external) funding in support of the innovation.