By assisting faculty and staff in securing grants, the office of grant development helps SNC move forward in scholarly research, program development, and student success.

Grants in Progress

SNC faculty and staff are continually seeking external funding for their research and projects. This web page will track all grantseeking activities. If you have any questions about specific grants, please contact Sarah Ryan.

Grants Applied For

  • October 31, 2013: Ty Meidl, International Reading Association, Elva Knight Research grant, funding for research on reading, $7,823
  • January 7, 2014: Sally Cubitt, National Endowment for the Humanities, Scholarly Editions and Translations grant, funding to translate Gaertner diaries, $125,000
  • March 28, 2014: Ty Meidl, Read to Lead Development Fund grant, Ready to Read the Aldo Way, $50,000
  • May 1, 2014: David Bailey, National Science Foundation, BRAIN Initiative, EAGER proposal
  • May 5, 2014: Bridgit Martin, Great Lakes Community Investments, College Success Continuation Grant, funding for STAR program, $72,875
  • May 15, 2014: Erica DeQuaine, Great Lakes Community Investments, Career Ready Internship program, funding for internships
  • May 22, 2014: Erik Brekke, Research Corporation, Cottrell College Science Award pre-application, funding for research 

Future Grants
In addition to the above grants which have already been submitted, faculty and staff have many other grant proposals in the pipeline. Below is a list of grants that are currently in progress. This list is subject to change. A grant may not be submitted at all or may be altered or submitted to a different funder. If you’re interested in working on one of these proposals, please contact Sarah Ryan.

  • July 24, 2014: Katie Ries, National Endowment for the Arts, ArtWorks, funding for artist residency
  • September 11, 2014: Ben Chan, National Endowment for the Humanities, Enduring Questions, funding to develop a course on "Can ethics be taught?"
  • September 19, 2014: Ikuko Torimoto, Tom Conner, John Holder, Wayne Patterson, Nelson Ham, Gratzia Villarroel, Henry Luce Foundation, Luce initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment, exploration grant
  • December 15, 2014: Kelsy Burke, American Sociological Association, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, funding for research 
  • January 22, 2015: Katie Garber, National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation program, funding for Scanning Gel Imager
Grantseeking is an important form of scholarship. Even when funding is declined, the experience can often strengthen the project or research. External funding allows you to do work that you might not normally be able to do. Please congratulate your colleagues on their grantseeking activity.