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CAS Grant and Fellowship Support

Internal Funding Opportunities

Twice each year, the College of Arts and Sciences awards multiple internal grants and fellowships.

Application Instructions

Current CAS faculty and students, at any WSU campus, are eligible to apply.

Applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF to cas.gfs@wsu.edu and copied to the applicant’s academic chair or director by 5:00 p.m. on deadline listed for each award.

Paper applications will not be accepted. Late, incomplete, or applications that do not follow the required format and submission process will not be considered.

Applicants may submit proposals for only one of the following: Berry Faculty Excellence, International Travel, or a Meyer grant. If more than one application refers to the same or a similar project, the review CAS grant committee will choose the most appropriate fit and only review that one application.

CAS Grants and Fellowships

Berry Faculty Excellence Fellows

$25,000
Applications due: TBA

Established by the Berry family to enhance the recruitment and retention of high quality faculty who are making contributions to the arts, social sciences, or humanities.

For reference: Past RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

International Travel Grant

$1,000
Applications due: March 6, 2017

Competitively awarded grants for tenured and tenure-track faculty to increase their global impact; supports travel opportunities such as conducting data-gathering trips, presenting original scholarship and creative products at international conferences, and developing collaborations and partnerships.

For reference: RFA, Cover Sheet, Budget Worksheet

Edward R. Meyer Project Grant

$5,000
Applications due: TBA

Supports development of faculty projects that are likely to lead to impactful and visible scholarship. The highest priority for the awards will be to fund efforts that are likely to lead to additional applications for extramural grants, prestigious fellowships, or to exhibitions of creative work with national or international visibility. Collaborative proposals are encouraged.

For reference: Past RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Boeing Graduate Fellowship in Environmental Studies

$1,000
Applications due: October 2017

Intended to support the multidisciplinary study of environmental issues, including the sociological, political, historical, cultural, literary, artistic, and scientific bases. This fellowship is administered at the department level to support students as they complete their research or scholarly project.

For reference: Past RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Summer Research Fellowship

$4,000
Applications due: October 2017

Established to support the research and creative endeavors of the faculty in the Department of English. Funds permitting, the college will award as many as three fellowships of up to $4,000 to be used during the summer months to support research or creative projects.

For reference: Past RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Scholar Award

$14,000
Applications due: March 6, 2017

Established to support the research and creative endeavors of the junior faculty at the level of assistant professor in the Department of English. Funds permitting, the college may award a scholar award of up to $14,000.

For reference: RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Associate Professorship

$28,000
Applications due: March 6, 2017

Established to support the research and creative endeavors of faculty at the level of associate professor in the Department of English. Funds permitting, the college may award a professorship of up to $14,000 per year.

For reference: RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet

Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Professorship

$28,000
Applications due: March 6, 2017

Established to support the research and creative endeavors of the senior faculty at the level of full professor in the Department of English. Funds permitting, the college may award a professorship of up to $14,000 per year.

For reference: RFA, cover sheet, budget worksheet