Grants and Awards

 

Funding Opportunities for Boston College Faculty

 

Grant Eligibility Deadline Description
Ignite Full-time faculty October & April To assist BC faculty in competing for increasingly limited pools of external funding
Research Expense
Grants (REG)
Full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty September & February To defray the smaller expenses of scholarly research
Research Incentive Grants (RIG) Full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty October To encourage research projects initiated during the summer months
Research Across
Departments & Schools (RADS)
Full-time faculty April Aimed at supporting interdisciplinary research projects between faculty in different disciplines, departments, and schools across BC
Schiller Institute Grants for Exploratory Collaborative Scholarship (SIGECS) Full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty March Supports collaborative research projects and creative activities in the Schiller Institute’s principal research focus areas of energy, the natural environment, and health.
Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring Grants (TAM) Full-time faculty March Support for a project aimed at teaching, advising, and mentoring of students
Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring Expense Grants (TAME) Full-time faculty April For expenses related to the improvement of teaching, advising or mentoring of BC students
Exploratory Technology Grants (ETG) Full-time faculty Rolling Basis To encourage innovation and exploration of technological prospects
Academic Technology Innovation Grants
(ATIG)
Full-time faculty March  Designed to bring new instructional and research technologies to BC
ILA Major Grant Full-time faculty November & April To support conferences, symposia, and other projects that will make a contribution to education or scholarship in the liberal arts
ILA Minor Grant Full-time faculty
Rolling Basis In support of small projects that will make a contribution to education or scholarship in the liberal arts
Innovations in Graduate Education Grant Any graduate faculty members (or faculty in collaboration with graduate students)   April To pilot new programs that will improve graduate education at Boston College
Mini-Conference Award Full-time, pre-tenured faculty Rolling Basis To fund the cost of a meeting focused on the discussion of a book manuscript
Open Access Publishing Fund All faculty and researchers Rolling Basis To finance payment of article processing fees for accepted authors who wish to publish in open access, peer-reviewed journals
Capital Equipment Full-time faculty and research facilities October To support capital equipment requests that benefit multiple faculty members

 

Funding Opportunities for Boston College Students

 

Grant Eligibility Deadline Description
Center for Christian-Jewish Learning Undergraduate and Graduate students Rolling Basis Internships are 1-year, student-initiated, and student-led endeavors dedicated to furthering the intern’s understanding of and participation in Jewish-Christian relations.
Clough Correspondents Undergraduate students April For research and participation related to the study of constitutional democracy.
Clough Public Service Fellowship
Undergraduate, Graduate and Law Students
April To fund students that would otherwise be uncompensated or undercompensated for work on behalf of government, non-profit, or civic organizations during the summer
Clough Research Fellowship
Undergraduate and Graduate students
April For research and participation related to the study of constitutional democracy
Clough Doctoral Fellowship 
Graduate students April For research and participation related to the study of constitutional democracy
CWBC Colloquium Fellowship Undergraduate students April Designed to advance women’s leadership by providing funds to help offset the costs of an unpaid summer internship  
Summer Internship for PhD Students PhD students March Designed to let PhD students explore possible non-professorial careers, learn more about how to make a transition to an “Alt-Ac” career path, and provide work experience that will facilitate such a transition.
Open Access Publishing Fund Currently enrolled students Rolling Basis To finance payment of article processing fees for accepted authors who wish to publish in open access, peer-reviewed journals.

 

Funding Opportunities for Boston College Staff

 

Grant Eligibility Deadline Description
Postdoctoral Research Grants
Postdocs only
November To fund research and educational opportunities so that postdocs have an opportunity to gain skills and experience important for their overall goals in their training.