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 December Aimed at supporting interdisciplinary research projects between faculty in different disciplines, departments, and schools across BC
Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring Grants (TAM) Full-time faculty February Support for a project aimed at teaching, advising, and mentoring of students
Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring Expense Grants (TAME) Full-time faculty September 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
Research For Formative Education Full-time faculty April Funds research projects in formative education
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
Clough Center Travel Grants Graduate and undergraduate students Rolling Basis To support travel for attendance to conferences or research trips related to the mission of the Center
Clough Civic Internship Grants Undergraduate students May To fund students that would otherwise be uncompensated for work on behalf of government, non-profit, or civic organizations during the summer
Clough Public Interest Law Scholars First and second year law students April To fund uncompensated public interest work
Clough Graduate Fellowship Graduate students April For research and participation related to the study of constitutional democracy
Clough Law Fellowship Law students April For research and participation related to the study of constitutional democracy
CWBC Colloquium Fellowship Undergraduate students May Designed to advance women’s leadership by providing funds to help offset the costs of an unpaid summer internship  
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.