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Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Missouri State

Teaching & Learning Grants for Faculty

Supporting reflective self-study of teaching and learning models and practices to achieve optimal outcomes for student success.

Grant Workshops

Virtual Session:  April 19, 2024 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am 
In Person Session:  September 20, 2024 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Register through My Learning Connection  

The FCTL Teaching & Learning Grant Program is a funding opportunity for Missouri State Faculty.  It is designed to support efforts towards advancing teaching and learning practices at Missouri State University through involvement in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), which is a self-study of teaching and/or learning models and/or practices undertaken with a focus on understanding and achieving optimal outcomes for student success.   

Basic steps involved in conducting a SoTL include: 

  1. Identification of a need or problem worth pursuing.
  2. Implementation of research-based strategies to meet the need and/or solve the identified problem of practice.
  3. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the implemented strategies.  
  4. Sharing impacts of the strategies on faculty learning and/or student success.
Awards of Up to $2500/Grant
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What is the Grant Process?

How can grant funds be used?

Important Dates & Deadlines

Summer (Virtual) - See MyLearning Connection Teaching & Learning Grant Workshop
September 22 Teaching & Learning Grant Workshop
October 15 Application Submission Deadline
December 8 Notification of Award Recipients


This grant supports faculty discovery of   "what is and is not working [and sharing] in ways that others can learn from and adapt" (Boyer, 1990, p. 28).