Grants & Fellowships

The Faculty Innovation Center offers the following grant and fellowship opportunities in support of the development of new and innovative teaching strategies to members of the UT community.  Each individual opportunity can be explored in the pages linked below. 

Faculty Innovation Center Grants

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Undergraduate Teaching Grants

Undergraduate Teaching Grants provide faculty with summer stipends or funds for personnel, equipment, or software to build courses that include undergraduate collaborative learning in the classroom modeled on best teamwork practices used in the workplace.

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Instructor Learning Community Grants

Instructor Learning Community Grants, open to all instructors (graduate student instructors, lecturers, tenure-track, clinical, tenured), are intended to support in-depth discussions and problem solving around key issues in teaching in classrooms, clinics, studios, or labs. This year (2019-20), grants will be used to build instructor capacity for supporting an inclusive classroom climate.

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DIY Microgrants

DIY Microgrants are awards that provide faculty with startup funds to purchase educational technology or software to pilot and/or build technology-enhanced learning experiences for their courses. Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the spring semester.

Faculty Innovation Center Fellowship Opportunities

Provost's Teaching Fellows

Provost's Teaching Fellows

The Provost's Teaching Fellows are supported in their efforts to undertake an individual initiative to improve teaching and learning in their own classroom, department, and/or college.