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External Opportunities for Faculty

Grant Opportunities

The NEA Foundation, Learning and Leadership Grants

The NEA Foundation provides grants to support public school teachers, public education support professionals and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes: Grants to individuals fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes or action research; or grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. The grant amount is $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups engaged in collegial study. All $5,000 group grant applicants must include partner information. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2016.

Fellowship Opportunities

Vermont Studio Center Fellowships for Artists and Writers

Applications are accepted for fellowships and residencies at the Vermont Studio Center. To be considered for a fellowship, applicants must submit their applications by one of the three annual fellowship deadlines: February 15, June 15, or October 1. It's advised that applicants should apply at least six months in advance of their preferred start date. Visit the website for more details.

Calls for Papers

Submissions accepted for possible publication in The Community College Enterprise: A Journal of Research and Practice. The journal accepts work primarily from community college educators and administrators and is published in the Fall and Spring. It accepts papers on topics such as: alternative learning strategies, learning, student success, retention, developmental education, leadership, teaching and learning strategies and interactive learning. Visit the journal's website for more details.

Manuscripts welcome for possible publication in the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. The journal accepts papers on college and university teaching in the following categories: research, integration, innovation and inspiration. Papers may be interdisciplinary or specific to one or a group of disciplines and may address a general or specific audience. For more details, visit the journal's website.

The Journal of College Reading and Learning welcomes submissions for possible publication. The journal publishes investigations on the reading, writing, thinking and studying of college learners. Visit the journal's website for more details.

Article submissions invited for possible publication in American Music, a quarterly journal devoted to all aspects of American music and music in America. The journal also accepts books, recordings and multimedia items for review. Visit the journal's website for more details.