Faculty Grants and Awards Announcements and Guidelines

Faculty Grants

Internal Faculty Grants

All internal faculty grants are designed to promote faculty development. They are classified below by focus.

Research and Creative Activity




Other / Miscellaneous


External Grants for Faculty

HERS Institute

The HERS Institute is a transformational experience, designed to strengthen and elevate women holding mid-to-senior level positions in higher education. Participants are asked to share their vision of leadership and what they hope to contribute to their respective institutions, and are challenged to actualize this professional vision for themselves.

Dr. Cheryl Torsney is MTSU's HERS contact. She can be reached at 615-898-2329.

Grant Forward

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs maintains a subscription to a comprehensive funding opportunity search engine, Grant Forward.  Faculty and administrators are encouraged to create a user profile at GrantFoward and sign up for email notifications of opportunities aligned with your research, service and instructional interests.


Faculty Awards

Internal Faculty Awards

External Faculty Awards

Fulbright Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research and combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.

 Dr. Jackie Eller is MTSU’s Fulbright Scholar Program contact. She can be reached at 615-898-2471 or Jackie.Eller@mtsu.edu.

Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

The Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award, administered by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, recognizes dedicated public service by individuals in higher education.  Nominees can be students or faculty/staff at any higher education institution in Tennessee.  Dr. Cheryl Torsney is the MTSU contact for the award.  She can be reached at 615-898-2329 or Cheryl.Torsney@mtsu.edu.


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