Faculty Scholars Program
The Service-Learning Faculty Scholars Program offers $2,000 stipends to full-time LSU faculty members to attend a weekly seminar 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks consisting of discussion and planning with other faculty scholars. Discussion topics will include S-L course design, civic responsibilities of universities, community partnerships, liability, assessment, and reflection as they relate to service-learning courses. Participants must develop a service-learning course syllabus during the planning semester and commit to integrate academic service-learning into a course taught in the following year.
Past Service-Learning Faculty Scholar Recipients
University Presbyterian Church Service Grants
University Presbyterian Church is currently seeking grant proposals from LSU faculty for semester-long projects that engage students in service-learning initiatives with community partners. Funds of up to $1,000 are available. Grants may also be awarded to students or student organizations for community-engaged projects. Examples of previously funded projects:
- Supplies for students to build bookshelves at their community partners’ shelter
- Materials for model houses used by students to demonstrate environmentally sound practices
- Purchase of special curriculum for community partner (elementary school) to implement in future years
- Construction materials for wood duck houses to be placed around LSU Lakes
Please note that deadlines noted on website are rolling deadlines.
$100 Mini-Grants for S-L Celebration Events
CCELL is now accepting applications for $100 mini-grants to be applied toward expenditures for celebration events that involve service-learning students and community partner/s. Funds may be used on the celebration event itself or for a project that will be presented at the event. Food will generally not be approved for reimbursement. See application for more information. Mini-grants made possible through the support of University Presbyterian Church.
Teaching Enhancement Fund
In appreciation of the support and patronage of the LSU faculty, Campus Federal Credit Union has established the Teaching Enhancement Fund (TEF) to provide faculty with opportunities to attend conferences that will enhance their teaching skills and strategies and/or support the dissemination of their scholarship in teaching. Teaching Enhancement Fund grants are available each year on a first-come, first-serve basis until all funds are dispersed. If you wish to attend and/or participate in a professional teaching conference, you may apply for TEF travel support.
Other Grant Opportunities