Applications for Hixson-Lied Faculty Grants are done through NUGrant: Applicants must hold a paid appointment in the College with the rank of Lecturer (0.5 or more FTE), Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Practice, Research Assistant Professor or above. Visiting, adjunct, and emeriti faculty are ineligible.

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For more resources, see the Grant Writing Resources section below.

Grant Details

Faculty Research/Creative Activity Grant

These grants are awarded on a competitive basis to support projects that assist faculty research in ways that bring national and international attention to the College and the creative and scholarly work of the faculty.

Funding PeriodsApplication Deadline
Mar. 1, 2019-Feb. 28, 2020 Jan. 4, 2019, 5pm

Faculty Presentation of Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant

These grants are awarded on a competitive basis to offer partial support to faculty members who are invited to present their creative and scholarly work in regional, national and international settings.

Funding PeriodsApplication Deadline
Nov. 15, 2018-July 14, 2019 Aug. 28, 2018, 5pm
March 15, 2019-Nov. 14, 2019 Jan. 4, 2019, 5pm
July 15, 2019-March 14, 2020 Mar. 27, 2019, 5pm

Faculty Development Travel Grant

Designed to provide partial support for faculty travel associated with faculty professional development activities, these grants are awarded in the spring and fall.

Funding PeriodsApplication Deadline
Jan. 1, 2019-June 30, 2019 Oct. 3, 2018, 5pm
July 1, 2019-Dec. 31, 2019 Mar. 27, 2019, 5pm

Grant Writing Resources

If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Marks, Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts at