Funding Appropriations and Guidelines

Funding Appropriations and Guidelines  

All funding is per fiscal year (for research grants and fellowships) or per event (for awards). Awards (exception: Faculty Honorarium) are per publication/presentation, not per author.   Research submitted for awards must be included in the submitter’s faculty profile to be considered. 

Exclusions

We do NOT award for items published in journals that are considered predatory or vanity presses. To learn more about these types of publications, please review the articles below before submitting.

·         How to Identify a Predatory Publisher
·         Understanding Vanity Presses

Eligibility Matrix

Funding Program 

 Eligibility 

Award Amount   

What is Funded 

All active associate faculty (by application) 

Up to $1,000 

Research proposed, currently engaged or near completion, with preference given to research that focuses on areas of public interest, ideally in collaboration with other institutions, or develops or leverages industry relationships that benefit the University and our students. 

 

2020 Application accessible here

 

Teaching & Learning (Discipline based) Fellowship 

All active faculty (by invitation only) 

Up to $5,000 

This fellowship opportunity is by invitation only and requires solicitation and approval by designated chair from one of the 3 primary reserach centers. The fellowship is awarded for projects that further teaching and learning at the University of Phoenix, with preference in the following areas: adult learning, lifetime learning, student success, upskilling and career advancement through education. 

Externship potentials will be considered for this fellowship.  Special preference will be given to projects that involve collaboration with other UoPX colleges, external partners, and/or students. 

 

2020 Application accessible here

   

Project-based Research Fellowships 

(By Center) 

All active faculty (by invitation only) 

Variable 

This fellowship opportunity is by invitation only and requires solicitation and approval by designated chair from one of the 3 primary reserach centers. Research Fellowships are awards reserved for project-specific goals per center needs to engage research practices that are active and pragmatic.  Fellowships are awarded for research that has determined and effective end results and produces enhanced learning, better practices or innovation. These fellowships are completed within a UoPX College of Doctoral Studies (CDS) research center under the guidance of the research chair who manages the center.  

 

2020 Application accessible here

 

All active faculty (by application)  

Up to $500 (depending on number of approved applications), limited to named top-tiered conferences. 

Peer-reviewed research conference presentation at eligible conferences: AERA, TQR, ILA , AOM, AECT 

 

The American Educational Research Association

Award is per presentation, not per author.  Must apply for award before conference and after presentation has been accepted.  Funds disbursed after verification of conference presentation. By submitting, faculty who are also staff confirm they have not also been reimbursed for conference expenses via expense report.

All active faculty (by application 

after publication) 

Up to $300, contingent on participants.   

 

Peer-review publications, contributions to edited industry-specific journals (subject to review), and edited books (subject to review).   

  • $200 for faculty only 

  • $300 for faculty publishing with students or alumni 

 

2020 Application accessible here

 

All active faculty (by application) 

$200.  Award is per author. 

All forms of faculty scholarship (excluding works within vanity and predatory publications), typically published or presented.  This award is independent of other 

awards/funding a scholar may receive from CDS.  

 

Apply at

https://research.phoenix.edu/content/research-funding-and-support/faculty-honorarium