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Graduate Studies
(209) 946-3929
gradschool@pacific.edu
Knoles Hall 2nd Floor, Room 204
Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4pm Friday: 7:30am-1pm
End July 31st

Internal Funding

Pacific Internal Grant/Funding Opportunities

Innovation Grant Fund

  • Audience: Full-time members of the Pacific community, all three campuses
  • Description: The goal is to create change that has a positive effect on student learning, service, or organizational performance. Awards focus on innovations that are introductions of a new idea or using something in a new way; ideas put into practice which creates change that has value; and the change has a positive effect on student learning, service, or organizational performance.
  • Dollar Amount: One-time grants of $2,000 to $10,000 will be distributed each year to support innovation in all divisions on all three campuses based on a simple yet competitive proposal and application process.
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Contact: Robert Brodnick, Innovation Fund Award Committee, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: Benerd School of Education

  • Audience: BSE full-time undergraduate or master's students; or part-time or full-time doctoral students
  • Description: These grants support student research leading to publications or presentations, and/or travel to professional conferences or workshops.
  • Dollar Amount: $100 - $1,000
  • Deadline: Two times per year in the first part of each semester; final deadline listed was February 18, 2009
  • Contact: Melinda Leal, Dean's Office, Room 111, 209-946-2683, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: College of the Pacific

  • Audience: COP students and faculty
  • Description: Awards for investments to expand/improve existing programs; create new academic hallmarks; advance faculty teaching, scholarship and research; develop leadership, experiential learning, and international opportunities for students; promote/support student achievement.
  • Dollar Amount: Range not specified
  • Deadline: May 30, 2008, September 19, 2008 and February 20, 2009
  • Contact: Edie Sparks, Senior Associate Dean, 209-946-2141, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: Conservatory of Music

  • Audience: Conservatory students and faculty
  • Description: Student awards for performance, research, creative projects and for travel that is related to the major. Faculty awards for scholarly, performance, creative projects and professionally-related travel.
  • Dollar Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Deadline: September 30, 2008 and January 15, 2009
  • Contact: Robyn Cheshire, Faye Spanos Concert Hall, Room 303, 209-946-2417, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: Dugoni School of Dentistry (Dental Hygiene)

  • No details known yet.

 

Pacific Fund: Eberhardt School of Business

  • Audience: ESB full-time undergraduate or master's students
  • Description: Grants for research or travel to professional conferences/workshops.
  • Dollar Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: Two times per year in the first part of each semester; final deadline listed was February 20, 2009
  • Contact: Janet Dial, External Relations Director, Weber Hall, Room 208, 209-946-2998, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (SLP)

  • Audience: Undergraduate students in the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program
  • Description: Research travel grants awarded to all students whose papers were accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Chicago (Nov. 19-23, 2008); remaining funds used for CSHA and NSSLHA student dues.
  • Dollar Amount: $30 - $1,100
  • Deadline: Applications not required; faculty approved the use of Pacific Fund dollars for student use
  • Contact: Bob Hanyak, Associate Professor & Department Chair, 209-946-2381, e-mail, website (none developed yet)

 

Pacific Fund: School of Engineering & Computer Science

  • Audience: SOECS students and faculty
  • Description: Student funding for International Engineering Co-op Program, studying for 6 months in Germany or Japan; senior student research and design program support for equipment and resources; faculty and student scholarly research for travel; support for faculty scholarship and research for lab equipment.
  • Dollar Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: Unknown
  • Contact: Deanna Henricksen, Administrative Coordinator, 209-946-2575, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: School of International Studies

  • Audience: SIS students and faculty
  • Description: Student and faculty research, study abroad, internship support, and travel expenses for professional conferences.
  • Dollar Amount: $500 - $2,000
  • Deadline: April 2, 2009
  • Contact: Dean Margee Ensign, 209-946-2650, e-mail, website

 

Pacific Fund: Student Life

  • Audience: Student Life Directors were asked to submit proposals.
  • Description: Stimulate innovation within the Student Life division through (a) introduction of a new idea or using something in a new way; (b) a program, service, or collaboration classified as either an "emerging area of distinction" or an "area targeted for improvement and/or development;" (c) an idea that when put into practice, will create change that has value; or (d) an idea that will result in a positive effect on student learning, service, or organizational performance.
  • Dollar Amount: $1,000 - $9,000
  • Deadline: October 1, 2008
  • Contact: Vice President Elizabeth Griego, 209-946-2365, e-mail, website (none developed yet)

 

Pacific Fund: Undergraduate Research Grants

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: These grants support students working with faculty mentors on semester-length (or longer) research projects. The funds may be used for supplies, equipment, and travel.
  • Dollar Amount: $500
  • Deadline: January 30
  • Contact: Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Pacific Fund: Undergraduate Small Project Grants

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: These grants support smaller-scale scholarly activities under the mentorship of faculty members. The funds may be used to support travel, admission fees, archival work, supplies, etc.
  • Dollar Amount: $100
  • Deadline: Applications accepted anytime
  • Contact: Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Pacific Fund: Undergraduate Conference Travel Grants

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: These grants support students who will be presenting their research at professional meetings. Students must be the primary author of either an oral or poster presentation. The funds may be used for travel, housing, registration and meals.
  • Dollar Amount: $500
  • Deadline: Applications accepted anytime
  • Contact: Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Pacific Fund: Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: These grants support students working with faculty mentors on scholarly projects during the summer (minimum of 8 weeks).
  • Dollar Amount: $2500 student stipend, $1000 faculty stipend, $1000 materials, equipment and student travel.
  • Deadline: April 3
  • Contact: Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Scholarly/Artistic Activities Grants

  • Audience: Stockton campus faculty, with preference given to those who are tenure-track
  • Description: These grants are intended to assist Stockton campus faculty in their pursuit of professional goals related to scholarship and research. Awards are provided for both ongoing projects and initiation of research in new areas.
  • Dollar Amount: $3,200
  • Deadline: October 17 and March 13
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Eberhardt Research Fellowships

  • Audience: Stockton campus faculty, with preference given to those who are tenure-track
  • Description: This award provides financial support for Pacific faculty members to conduct a research project for at least a five-week period over the summer. Funding is intended to support a broad range of projects in all fields of study. The goal is to help faculty supplement their summer income while conducting research.
  • Dollar Amount: $3,500
  • Deadline: January 16
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Holmok Cancer Research Grants

  • Audience: Stockton campus faculty, with preference given to those who are tenure-track
  • Description: These grants support any aspect of cancer research, ranging from the study of origins, to the diagnosis, to the methods of treating cancer patients. It is open to all researchers from all disciplines. A proposal may be submitted by an individual or by a team of researchers who are faculty members on the Stockton campus. Proposals related to interdisciplinary cancer research projects are encouraged.
  • Dollar Amount: $5,000
  • Deadline: April 3
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Dreyfus Foundation Award for Student Research

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: This award is designed to provide financial support for undergraduate students to spend the summer working with a faculty member on a scholarly/artistic project. The award is designed to support a broad range of projects in all fields of study. The goal is to give students a valuable educational experience collaborating with faculty on professional research. The award includes compensation to the student provided by the Dreyfus endowment and a stipend to the faculty advisor provided by the University.
  • Dollar Amount: $2,500 for the student, $500 for the faculty advisor
  • Deadline: February 20
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Hoefer Prize for Student-Faculty Research/Creative Projects

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, who have conducted research in partnership with a faculty advisor
  • Description: This prize is to encourage, recognize and reward the teacher-scholar model for faculty which supports teaching and student learning as primary activities, while recognizing scholarship and research as vital to that enterprise. The prize recognizes outstanding performance in a single joint student-faculty research/creative project.
  • Dollar Amount: $2,500 for the student, $2,500 for the faculty advisor
  • Deadline: April 3
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Carol Brodie, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

CAPD Teaching Incentive Awards

  • Audience: Faculty members who teach half time or more at any of the three campuses. Persons who have less than half time appointments, research assistants, or students must have eligible faculty sponsorship.
  • Description: Awards are offered to assist faculty in gaining access to resources, training and expertise that will have a direct impact on learning through increased teaching effectiveness. There are two types of awards:
    • Travel grants support participation in workshops and conferences that further the faculty members' professional development as a teacher. The applicant must show that the travel is applicable for teaching.
    • Small project grants support the development or acquisition of innovative material for teaching. This includes classroom or protocol based research on learning, using new or innovative techniques or materials, or training faculty to use new materials or methods. Faculty stipends are not funded.
  • Dollar Amount: Maximum of $1,500 for individuals, $3,500 for groups
  • Deadlines: Fall - First Friday of November, Winter - First Friday of February, Spring-Second Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development. Rotates annually, see the website for current information.

 

CAPD Eberhardt Priority Grants

  • Audience: Full-time faculty.
  • Description: These grants are for any project that addresses the University Planning Priorities. For a list of these priorities refer to the Pacific Rising document. Examples include but are not limited to projects linking liberal arts and sciences with professional programs, improving the quality and delivery of services to students, increasing alumni involvement, extending learning experiences beyond the classroom, and promoting teaching, scholarship and learning excellence.
  • Dollar Amount: Maximum of four grants/year at $3,500 each.
  • Deadline: Fall - First Friday of November, Winter - First Friday of February, Spring-Second Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development. Rotates annually, see the website for current information.

 

CAPD Rupley-Church Grants for International Understanding

  • Audience: Full-time faculty.
  • Description: The purpose is to support faculty development projects that increase understanding of international issues across the university. This may include but is not limited to projects that promote a faculty member's understanding of international issues including curricular enhancement, professional activities, or travel. Priority is given to those projects that promise to have the widest impact on the university community through dissemination to other faculty and students.
  • Dollar Amount: Maximum of four grants/year of $3,000 each depending upon availability of funds.
  • Deadlines: Fall - First Friday of November, Winter - First Friday of February, Spring-Second Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development. Rotates annually, see the website for current information.

 

CAPD Hoefer Award for Leadership in Experiential Learning

  • Audience: Full-time faculty.
  • Description: The purpose is to encourage, recognize, and reward faculty members who have achieved a record of outstanding contributions to an undergraduate academic program through the development and supervision of internships or other extended experiential learning opportunities.
  • Dollar Amount: One award of $2,000/year, depending upon availability of funds. May not be offered every year.
  • Deadlines: Fall - First Friday of November, Winter - First Friday of February, Spring-Second Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development. Rotates annually, see website for current information.

 

CAPD/FRC Eberhardt Teacher-Scholar Award

  • Audience: Full-time faculty at any of the three campuses with at least four years of service.
  • Description: This award recognizes exemplary teaching and scholarship. Proposals are reviewed by both CAPD and the Faculty Research Committee. A joint recommendation is sent to Academic Council, who makes the final decision(s) and notification.
  • Dollar Amount: Up to five awards of $2,000each/year.
  • Deadline: March 6, 2009 (varies by year)
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development. Rotates annually, see the website for current information. Current chair of Faculty Research Committee, see the website.
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As you begin planning your research, service or creative project and anticipate the need for internal or external support, contact the Sponsored Programs Administrator, 209-946-7356, for help in identifying prospective sponsors.

For those of you who wish to conduct your own preliminary search, the following internal and external funding opportunities are available to faculty, staff and students at Pacific.