Grants and Awards

Grants and Awards

Grants and Awards

Please consider applying for our many award and grant opportunities (see below).

NEW Faculty Grant Opportunity - Textbook Alternative Program TAP

The Rowan Affordability Task Force is proud to announce the Textbook Alternative Program (TAP). In an effort to address the skyrocketing cost of course materials, the Affordability Task Force and the sponsors listed below are issuing five $2,000 grants for faculty members seeking to redesign their teaching materials with the use of library, free, and open resources.

For more information on criteria on 2018 grant winners, grant applications and reducing the cost of course materials, please visit

Here are our current grant and award winners.

Wall of Fame for Excellence in Teaching and/or Advising

Each year, the Faculty Center asks graduates to appoint faculty to the Wall of Fame for two separate categories, teaching and/or advising.

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award - January deadline

The purpose of the award is to honor one permanent faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and a sustained record of commitment to student learning.

Frances S. Johnson Junior Faculty Innovative Teaching Award - June deadline

This award recognizes junior faculty who challenge their students in unique, important and interesting ways.

Frances R. Lax Fund for Faculty Development - October deadline

This fund provides stipends to probationary, full-time tenure track faculty who are in the second year of service for professional development activities

Innovations in Teaching Using Technology Grant - September deadline

This grant is principally targeted to initiatives that are innovative, scalable, adaptable, and applicable to teaching with technology.

Junior Faculty Travel Fund - rolling deadline

This provides funding for additional travel support for all probationary faculty to present at a conference. Probationary faculty are all full time serving in the following capacities: pre-tenure faculty, pre-tenure Instructors, probationary Lecturers.