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Internal Grants

The college offers grants annually to faculty to support their teaching and research. A call for proposals is generally issued in fall or winter for spring awards.

Faculty Publication Grant

The Faculty Publication Grant is coordinated by Faculty Affairs to support tenured faculty members in bringing well-developed projects to fruition, including peer reviewed scholarly manuscripts and creative work. This grant award requires that projects will be completed and submitted to a refereed scholarly venue by the end of the funding period. Up to 15 awards will be granted. Fulltime tenured faculty may request summer salary or reassigned time, or other project expenses, up to a $5,000 limit. A call for proposals is generally distributed in the spring, and grantees are announced in the spring for projects the following academic year. Deadline for 2018-19 projects is April 23, 2018.

Download application for the Faculty Publication grant (Word and pdf format)

Faculty Development Grant

The Faculty Development Grant was established in the 1990s at the initiative of the Faculty Development Committee of the BMCC Academic Senate. It is organized and administered by the Faculty Development Committee and funded by the Office of Academic Affairs. Its purpose is to support fulltime faculty members in their scholarly and creative activity. Fulltime faculty throughout the college are encouraged to apply. Faculty may apply as individuals or as a team. The maximum grant award is $5,000 and a maximum of twelve grants will be awarded. Fulltime tenured or tenure track faculty may request summer salary or reassigned time, or other project expenses, up to a $5,000 limit. A call for proposals is generally distributed in the fall, and grantees are announced in the spring for projects the following academic year. This opportunity is closed for 2018-19.

CUNY Grants

Since 2006, the Community College Research Grant Program has funded collaborative, interdisciplinary, and undergraduate research projects resulting in faculty and student development. For the 2017-2018 competition, the program will accept proposals from faculty across all disciplines for awards of up to $10,000. Proposals may be submitted by individual faculty or collaborative teams. We encourage applications that involve undergraduate students.

The submission deadline for the Pedagogical Research Grant Competition is April 13, 2018. See the guidelines here.