The FDR Course Release Grant is designed to support ESU faculty members conducting an identified research project, creative activity, and/or writing a book or comparable scholarly work that results in an externally-validated product.

Course Release Grant Not Available for Spring 2021.

This grant will be awarded for the period of time while the faculty member conducts their scholarly activity. The total request for the FDR Course Release grant must not exceed $50,000. This is a competitive grant program and a very limited number of course releases will be awarded per year.

Successful applicants will receive release time from teaching one course during one semester of the academic year (fall or spring).

Approval from the applicant’s department chair and dean is required upon applying for a Course Release Grant.

Review the FDR Guidelines for full instructions, expectations, and eligibility information.

Course Release Grant Not Available for Spring 2021.

This grant will be awarded for the period of time while the faculty member conducts their scholarly activity. The total request for the FDR Course Release grant must not exceed $50,000. This is a competitive grant program and a very limited number of course releases will be awarded per year.

Successful applicants will receive release time from teaching one course during one semester of the academic year (fall or spring).

Approval from the applicant’s department chair and dean is required upon applying for a Course Release Grant.

Review the FDR Guidelines for full instructions, expectations, and eligibility information.

Contact Us

Please contact the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research with any questions.

Contact Information

Campus Address
ESU Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road
Phone:
(570) 422-7920
Fax:
(570) 422-7951 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Director Office of Sponsored Projects and Research, Assistant to the Provost for Research
Name
Christina McDonald
Phone:
(570) 422-7954