Faculty Improvement Grant (FIG) Application Information
The Faculty Improvement Grant is designed to provide funding for faculty members to improve performance in the areas of teaching, scholarly or creative activity, continuing preparation and study, contributions to student growth and development, or service to the university and community.
|FY 21||October 2, 2020||For activities between October 12, 2020 and June 30, 2021|
|FY 21 or FY 22||March 19, 2021||For activities between October 12, 2020 and June 30, 2021 AND for activities to occur between July 1, 2021 and October 14, 2021|
FIG Application Materials:
- FIG Guidelines and Evaluation Form (Please note: The two-year time frame for eligibility is for full calendar years)
- FIG Checklist
- FIG Application
- Employee Travel & Expense Reimbursement (Business Travel Expense Forms and Guidelines)
Note to Applicants: The ban on international travel issued on February 28, 2020, remains in effect. As of September 1, 2020, only domestic travel outside of Minnesota to states contiguous to Minnesota (Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota) via ground transportation. Requests for college or university related travel outside of Minnesota and contiguous states will be considered by the President on a case-by-case basis.
- Compile all completed FIG application materials in a single PDF file.
- Submit PDF application electronically to your Dean's Office before Friday, March 19 at 4:00 p.m.