Grants and Leaves

General information on grants and leaves will come to you from Miami's Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (OARS) or the Dean's Office. To be included on a more specific mailing list for grant information, contact OARS at 3600. The links below contain a partial listing of ongoing opportunities and due dates for final submission of proposals.

University Level

ARAs and FILs

Applications for assigned research appointments and faculty improvement leaves are due in the Dean's Office by November 1, 2016 and to the Provost's Office by early December. For further information about faculty leaves, contact the Department Chair and/or the Senior Associate Dean and refer to Sections 6.7 and 6.8 of the Miami University Policy and Information Manual. Submission forms for ARAs and FILs can be found on the Academic Personnel website.

Dolibois Grants

Calls for proposals for Dolibois Grants (1) for faculty development projects for the School's faculty and (2) for faculty of other divisions to "enhance their knowledge or understanding of the free enterprise or capitalistic system" are sent to all faculty in early summer. The deadline for such proposals is September 1, 2017. For further information about Dolibois Grants, contact FSB’s, Senior Associate Dean.

Faculty Development Fund for International Travel

This grant fund supports international travel to international conferences or professional meetings. A portion of the fund is set aside to encourage junior faculty to travel internationally. For more information, contact the Office of International Education (9-5628).

Hampton Fund Grants for Faculty International Initiatives

Hampton Fund grants offer support for projects with an international component that will add a global perspective to scholarship and teaching. For more information, contact the Office of International Education (9-5628).

Research Grants

Calls for proposals for University research grants are sent to all faculty in the early part of the first semester of each academic year by the Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (OARS). For further information about these grants, contact OARS.

Teaching Grants

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) offers five different types of grants to support the enhancement of your students’ learning and your teaching. CTE accepts proposals twice a year for Major Teaching Projects (up to $3,000), and has a rolling deadline for Minor Teaching Projects (up to $300). For more information, visit the CTE Website.

Visiting Opportunities at the Luxembourg Campus

Faculty may apply for appointments as visiting scholars/professors at the John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. For more information visit the Miami University Dolibois European Center Website.

Division Level

FSB Summer Research Grants

The Farmer School of Business provides faculty development support for summer research grants.

2016-17 FSB Grant Guidelines

Higgin Kim Asia Business Research Grants

The Higgin Kim Asia Business Program offers support for summer research projects. Proposals will be evaluated on the significance and relevancy of the proposed research topics in the context of Asian business and the Asian economy.

Higgin Kim Asia Business Research Grant