Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award

The purpose of the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award is to encourage and support faculty in significant research, rigorous scientific inquiry, original artistic activity and inventive technology. The award is also intended to increase external funding to Western Michigan University in support of faculty scholarship. The FRACAA is a competitive award, with review of applications conducted by the FRACAA Research Screening Committee. Awards are made for up to $10,000 and require submission of an external funding proposal within 18 months of the end of the project period.

The application deadline for 2016-17 award cycle is January 22, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Steve Bertman, Chair of the FRACAA Research Screening Committee, will have office hours for FRACAA applicants as follows: Friday, January 8, 10:00 a.m. to noon in room 262 W. Walwood and Tuesday, January 12, 10:00 a.m. - noon in room 3440 Wood Hall

Guidelines and application materials

These documents are revised annually, and other submission documents are available at the following links:

Examples of previously funded proposals