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Upcoming Deadlines for VIDL Faculty Grants.

The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) offers support for faculty for research and instructional improvement, and support for students in the form of fellowships and internships. Support takes the form of limited monetary support, technical consulting, equipment loans and production services. Faculty Programs MacroGrants (Deadline April 28) VU faculty and staff may apply for a seed-funding…

Posted on April 14, 2017 in Grants, News, Resource, , , , ,


New Partnership, New Opportunities for Humanities Doctoral Students

by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director We at the CFT are thrilled to be part of Vanderbilt’s new Mellon Partners for Humanities Education project to provide “specialized training for new Vanderbilt Ph.D.s in preparing students for teaching at liberal arts colleges and historically black colleges and universities” (HBCU).  The program, supported by a $1.475 million…

Posted on January 8, 2014 in Events, Grants, News, , ,


Educational Components in Your Grant Proposal? The CFT Can Help!

“The CFT consultant’s comments and suggestions greatly improved the educational components of my NSF grant proposal, making it a true CAREER one.” – Assistant Professor, Arts & Science Many research grants now require faculty members applying for them to consider educational initiatives that will broaden the impact of the grant.  CFT consultants are available to…

Posted on April 13, 2011 in Grants,


Call for Proposals – NSF Ethics Education in Science and Engineering – Due March 14, 2011

The National Science Foundation is requesting proposals for the Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) Program. From the call for proposals: The Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) program aims to deepen the understanding of ethical dilemmas in science and engineering, and provide cutting edge, effective research and educational materials to train the…

Posted on December 29, 2010 in Grants, ,


Call for Proposals – NSF Cyberlearning Grant – Due January 17, 2011

The National Science Foundation is requesting proposals for its “Cyberlearning: Transforming Education” grants. From the call for proposals: Through the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program, NSF seeks to integrate advances in technology with advances in what is known about how people learn to better understand how people learn with technology and how technology can be used…

Posted on October 1, 2010 in Grants, ,


Call for Proposals – NEA Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants – Due October 5, 2010

The Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities is requesting proposals for another round of digital humanities start-up grants. From the call for proposals: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications to the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program. This program is designed to encourage innovations in the digital humanities….

Posted on August 12, 2010 in Grants,


Call for Proposals – NSF Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) – Due November 15, 2010

From the National Science Foundation, a call for proposals for the Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) program: The Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) program seeks to advance research at the frontiers of STEM learning, education, and evaluation, and to provide the foundational knowledge necessary to…

Posted on August 3, 2010 in Grants,


Call for Proposals – NSF STEM Talent Expansion Program Centers (STEP Centers) – Due August 4, 2010

From the National Science Foundation, a call for proposals for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program Centers (STEP Centers): The STEP Centers competition allows a group of faculty representing a cross section of institutions of higher education to identify a national challenge or opportunity in undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…

Posted on July 23, 2010 in Grants,


Call for Proposals – HP EdTech Innovators Award – Due June 30, 2010

From the blog of Jim Vanides, who works with education programs in the Hewlett-Packard Office of Global Social Innovation, info about a new round of grant funding from HP: HP and the New Media Consortium (NMC) have teamed to launch the HP EdTech Innovators Award to showcase and support educators who are using technology in…

Posted on May 14, 2010 in Grants,


Call for Proposals – CIRTL Teaching-as-Research Fellows Program – Due June 1, 2010

As part of the CIRTL Network activities at Vanderbilt, the CFT co-sponsors the Teaching-as-Research (TAR) Fellows program for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields at Vanderbilt.  The call for proposals for fall 2010 Fellows can be found below. I. General CIRTL is the Center for Integration of Research,…

Posted on May 4, 2010 in Grants, ,