Faculty Development, Publication Subvention and Research Travel Programs
Faculty Development and Publication Subvention
The Eberly College Faculty Development Program provides funding to help support activities that promote the applicant’s professional growth as a scholar, teacher or provider of service. Appropriate activities include, but are not limited to, attending workshops and seminars, organizing lectures for the benefit of WVU faculty and travel to conduct research.
The Eberly College Publication Subvention Program supports book preparation and other costs of publication including open access fees, as long as these activities can be shown to promote the applicant’s professional growth as a scholar, teacher or service provider.
Eligible faculty members include those in these categories: Tenure-Track (including tenured faculty members), Teaching, Clinical and Research. Faculty equivalent academic professionals (FEAPs) are eligible for the development program.
Research Travel Program
The Eberly College Research Travel Grant Program provides funding to help support research that requires access to archives, collections, environments, instruments or facilities that are not available on or near campus. The program is designed to support travel for purposes of data collection.
Full-time (1.0 FTE) permanent faculty members are eligible if their positions include research as an area of significant contribution. Normally, faculty members who must make significant contributions in research are on the tenure track (including tenured faculty members) or have a title with the prefix “Research.” Faculty members in other categories are eligible only if significant contributions in research are required for promotion.
Visiting faculty members and Postdocs are not eligible for any of these programs. Chairs and directors are encouraged to use unit funds to support these colleagues.
You should submit your application to your department chair who, in turn, will decide on a departmental contribution towards your activities and forward the application to our office.
An individual may receive one award per program per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) for activities completed before the end of the fiscal year.