The Center for Innovation in Sustainability & Resilience (CISR, pronounced scissor) is offering three funding opportunities in fiscal year 2024 to support Michigan Tech faculty and staff in developing collaborative research and curriculum development around the themes of sustainability and resilience. These activities are supported by the Tech Forward Initiative on Sustainability and Resilience.
All awards have due dates of October 5, 2023 and March 7, 2024, but rolling submissions and inquiries are encouraged!
- The Sustainable and Resilient Communities Faculty Fellowship offers teaching buyout in fall of 2024 or spring of 2025 to support research development activities. We anticipate making 3-4 awards in FY 24. RFP.
Early Career and New Directions Award
- In the range of $5,000 – $7,000, this award complements start-up packages for early career faculty or supports established researchers who are pursuing new ideas or topics in their work. We anticipate making 4-6 awards. RFP.
Curriculum Innovation Award
- Supports the development of new or retooled courses. Awards range from $3,000 to $5,000, but are flexible to meet the project needs. RFP.
Please send all inquiries to Chelsea Schelly, firstname.lastname@example.org