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Internal Funding Sources

Thomas J Long Foundation General Education Fellowship

  • Audience: Faculty who teach in the undergraduate general education program
  • Description: The fellowship rewards faculty based on the following criteria:
    (1) innovative teaching, or proposed innovative teaching, in the Pacific Seminars or in the Breadth Program; examples of innovation are incorporating community-based learning, taking field trips, involving students in effective group work, increasing the development of specific skills (writing or speaking), employing new technologies, or using uncommon and exemplary teaching methods.
    (2) Demonstration of excellence of instruction in the Pacific Seminars or in the Breadth Program.
    The ideal candidate will meet both of these criteria; however, awards might be granted to faculty who only meet criterion (2). In this case, it is desirable to demonstrate teaching excellence in more than one general education course.
  • Dollar amount: $2,500-$5,000
  • Deadline: 12 noon on Friday, March 1
  • Contact: Gesine Gerhard, Director of General Education; e-mail

 

Pacific Fund: Benerd School of Education

  • Audience: BSE full-time undergraduate students; or part-time or full-time doctoral students or master's 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: email Melina Leal for more information
  • Contact: Melinda Leal, Dean's Office, Room 111, 209-946-2559, e-mail

 

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. Students applying for funding to present their research at conferences should apply for travel grants through the Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Lydia Fox.
  • Dollar Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: There are two funding cycles per academic year. The deadlines for submission are the first Friday in November and the first Friday in March. Application forms for both faculty and students can be found on the Pacific Fund website and must be turned in electronically to COPpacificfund@pacific.edu. Only electronic submissions will now be accepted.
  • Contact: Gesine Gerhard, Associate Dean and Director of General Education, 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 $500 for students; up to $1,000 for faculty
  • Deadline: see website
  • Contact: Robyn Cheshire, Faye Spanos Concert Hall, Room 303, 209-946-2417, e-mail; website

 

Pacific Fund: Dugoni School of Dentistry (Dental Hygiene)

  • Audience: DH undergraduate students and faculty
  • Description: Awards for students to attend the California Dental Hygiene Association (CDHA) meeting to present research table clinics and to attend the CDHA House of Delegates Student Association meeting to assist and learn about governance; awards to faculty for equipment, research or academic travel.
  • Dollar Amount: Varies
  • Contact: Deborah Horlak, Director of the Dental Hygiene Program, 209-946-7394, e-mail

 

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: Priority is given to those who apply by November 15. After that date, applications will be considered until funds are exhausted.
  • 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: Intended to support student research leading presentations, travel to professional conferences, and/or national or state association student membership dues.
  • Dollar Amount: $100 - $1,000
  • Deadline: October 1 and February 1
  • Contact: Kristen Hernandez, 209-946-2381, e-mail; website

 

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: Applications accepted any time
  • Contact: Deanna Henricksen, Administrative Coordinator, 209-946-2575, e-mail

 

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: October 11, Alternative Spring Break - February 28, Spring March 21
  • Contact: Bill Herrin, 209-946-2650, e-mail; website

 

Pacific Fund: Student Life

  • Audience: Any fulltime member of the Student Life staff
  • 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: $500 - $1,000
  • Deadline: First Friday in October
  • Contact: Vice President Elizabeth Griego, 209-946-2365, e-mail

 

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: Applications accepted at this time
  • Contact: Lydia Fox, Earth & Environmental Sciences, 209-946-2481, 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 at this time
  • Contact: Lydia Fox, Earth & Environmental Sciences, 209-946-2481, 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 must be submitted at least three weeks prior to the dates of travel
  • Contact: Lydia Fox, Earth & Environmental Sciences, 209-946-2481, 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: March 21, 2013 by 5p.m.
  • Contact: Lydia Fox, Earth & Environmental Sciences, 209-946-2481, e-mail; website

 

Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Scholarship

  • Audience: Masters, EdD, EdS, or PhD students
  • Description: The purpose of the Award is to reward outstanding research and scholarship among graduate students at Pacific. It is encouraged to use the award for travel to an annual meeting in the student's discipline and present their data.
  • Dollar Amount: $700
  • Deadline: First Friday in March
  • Contact: Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

Graduate Student Achievement Award

  • Audience: Masters, EdD, EdS, or PhD students
  • Description: The Award is intended to reward a student who demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and/or service. It also recognizes outstanding achievement and love of learning, research excellence, overcoming barriers, community service, leadership potential, active involvement in campus life and other qualities.
  • Dollar Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: Second Friday in March
  • Contact: Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, email; website

 

FRC: 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: second Friday in October; and March 15, 2013
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

FRC: 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: first Friday in February
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

FRC: 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: last Friday in March
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

FRC: 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: last Friday in February
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee. The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, e-mail; website

 

FRC: Hoefer Prize for Student-Faculty Research/Creative Projects

  • Audience: Stockton campus undergraduates, in a research 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. A proposal may be submitted by one or more faculty members and one or more students, all of whom participated in the project.
  • Dollar Amount: $2,500 for the student, $2,500 for the faculty advisor
  • Deadline: last Friday in March
  • Contact: Members of the Faculty Research Committee, The current committee membership can be found on the University's website; or Christine Fluter-Brown, Office of Sponsored Programs, 209-946-7367, email; website

 

CAPD: Travel Grant

  • Audience: Full-time faculty.
  • Description: Faculty can submit proposals for full or partial reimbursment for travel to conferences or workshops that focus on improving teaching and student learning. CAPD will fund part or all of costs including registration, travel, and lodging. Preferences will be given to requests showing additional funding from other sources. The grant may not be used for student travels or field trips.
  • Dollar Amount: Individual requests: $1,500, group requests: $3,500
  • Deadline: Fall - First Friday of November, Spring- First Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development; Committee Chair.

 

CAPD: Small Project Grants

  • Audience: Full-time faculty.
  • Description: Faculty can request support for the development or acquisition on innovative materials for teaching in discipline-specific or interdisciplinary courses. This includes classroom or protocol based research on learning, assessment of learning, using new or innovative techniques or materials to instrouce class concepts, or training of faculty on new techniques or class materials.
  • Dollar Amount: Individual requests: $1,500, group requests: $3,500
  • Deadline: Fall - First Friday of November, Spring- First Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development; Committee Chair.

 

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, Spring- First Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development; Committee Chair.

 

CAPD: Hoefer Prize 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, Spring- First Friday of April
  • Contact: Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development; Committee Chair

 

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: varies by year
  • Current chair of the Committee for Academic Planning and Development; Committee Chair.