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ASPiRE Junior Faculty Internal Grant Opportunity

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Friday, 01 December 2017 11:00 AM
Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts grant opportunities available for summer 2018.

Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts Competition Information:
• SPA Pre-Submission deadline: December 15, 2017
• Full-Submission deadline: January 8, 2018
Research Guidelines ; Creative Arts Guidelines
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Tucker Student Travel Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 9:30 AM

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD), in coordination with BSU’s Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is pleased to offer the Terry and Sandra Tucker Family Autism Research Grant program for undergraduate and graduate student research related to autism spectrum disorders. These grants are made possible through the generosity of Terry and Sandra Tucker and their understanding of the importance of supporting research in the field of autism.

Two separate competitions are held for student research projects and for travel funds to present at academic conferences. The Travel Grant competition's deadline is January 1, 2018!
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2017-2018 Outstanding Awards

Contributed by: Ashley Burnett
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 1:30 PM

Outstanding Awards 2017-2018

Each year a faculty selection committee selects recipients for nine very significant awards presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. The awards are:

  • Outstanding Administrator Award
  • Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award
  • Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award
  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Research Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award

Please consider nominating colleagues that you know should be recognized by their peers for their important contributions to Ball State. The college dean will send all approved nominations to the Office of the Associate Provost (AD 326), and they will be sent to the appropriate screening committee. Deadline for receipt of this material is Friday, January 19, 2018.

For specific requirements and the nomination process, please visit:

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Ball Brothers Honors College Faculty Fellow

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 12:00 PM

The Honors College seeks successful and creative faculty not currently teaching Honors College courses to be named the first Ball Brothers Honors College Faculty Fellow. The Fellowship is a two-year (fall/spring/fall/spring) part-time load (three 3-credit courses per academic year) competitively selected assignment within the Honors College. Applications for the Fall 2018-Spring 2020 Fellowship are due Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The call for applications may be found at:

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