Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors

IRSC Faculty Course Release Grants

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IRSC Faculty Course Release Grant Call for Proposals 

Administrative Access 

PDS Access 


To support faculty in the completion of or advancement of active research projects.


All tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible to apply except faculty with 12-month appointments.


Grant amount is $2,500 paid to the faculty member's department to defray the costs of covering the specified course release. The grant period is either the Fall or Spring semester of the academic year following the award notification.

Application Guidelines

Please consult the Call for Proposals for detailed information: 

IRSC Faculty Course Release Grant Call for Proposals

Proposals are due no later than 3:00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2017.


Within two years of receiving the award, successful applicants must present results of the project at the annual Scholarship and Society at IPFW (SASI) event and one of the following:

  • Submit an article to the IPFW undergraduate research journal Investigations 
  • Submit an article to the community outreach magazine Connect 


Dr. Connie Kracher
Director, Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors
(260) 481-6567