Funding Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Office of Research at UCF - provides funding opportunities for faculty members, including internal and external sources.

Department of Education - provides a list of sites offering grants to individuals through the DOE.

Resources for Grants, Foundations, and Scholarships - this meta-site provides a thorough list of websites that can guide faculty members through the funding process, and direct them to funding opportunities.

Grants, Foundations, and Non-Profit Organizations - pages designed by the Orlando County Library System that compiles funding sources.

FIPSE Grant Database - the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education provides an online, searchable database for funding opportunities related to teaching and learning.

Grants and Awards, POD Network - the Professional and Organizational Development Network provides grants and awards for faculty that "contribute new knowledge or tools to the field of instructional, faculty, and organizational development."

Community of Science - hosts a comprehensive database that allows you to search for funding resources for any discipline.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Ernest Smith
College of Arts and Sciences Ernest  Smith When I began my full-time teaching career, the first text I taught was from Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, where the Brazilian educator contrasts "problem-posing education" and "the banking concept of education." According to Freire, the key to education is dialogic learning, rather than the one direct...

Ruey-Hung Chen
College of Engineering and Computer Science Ruey-Hung  Chen Teaching is the most important function of an educational institution. The characteristics of good education consist mainly of inspiration and quality, with approach and methodology to achieve them. • Inspiration - In many cases students choose an area of specialization because they are inspired by exe...

Victoria Loerzel
College of College of Nursing Victoria Loerzel As a nurse and educator, my teaching philosophy revolves around the belief that it is my responsibility to provide nursing students with a solid foundation for safe and appropriate nursing practice. I believe students are adult learners and should be self-motivated and in charge of their own learning. However, stu...