Office of Research & Engagement

UT Knoxville

2014-2015 Outreach Incentive Grant Winners

Congratulations to our 2014-15 Outreach Incentive Grant Winners, listed below!

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville provides special project funding for proposals that specifically enhance the engagement mission of the university. UT Outreach Incentive Grants are allocated through a competitive annual process, subject to both academic and community peer review.  Learn more about community engagement funding here.

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2014-15 Outreach Incentive Grant Proposals Due October 10

As part of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s commitment to community collaboration and community-engaged scholarship, the Chancellor provides special project funding for proposals that specifically enhance the public engagement mission of the university. Proposals may be for community-engaged projects or partnerships that promote the principles of engagement as applied to research, teaching, or outreach. This program is primarily directed at faculty-led initiatives, though involvement of students is encouraged.

Application Deadline: Oct.10, 2014, 5 p.m.
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Help TRIO Celebrate 50 Years

The U.S. Department of Education is celebrating 50 years of providing outreach and student services via Federal TRIO Programs. 

In an effort to commemorate this anniversary, they are asking for submissions from TRIO alumni who have participated in any of their programs. *

If you would like to take part, please visit their website for more information.

*(Educational Opportunity Centers, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement, Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound (UB), UB Math and Science, and or Veterans UB)

Seven projects tapped for outreach seed grants

Seven campus proposals have been selected for the UT Knoxville 2013-14 Outreach and Incentive Grants, including projects in landscape architecture, social work, Judaic studies, legal literacy, writing transitions from high school to college, support for nonprofits, and naturalizing playgrounds.

 A review panel made up of UT faculty and staff and community partners selected the seven from among 18 highly competitive proposals, said Elizabeth Burman, director of engagement for the UT Office of Research and Engagement. Each project will receive a seed grant of up to $2,000.

UT Knoxville Outreach Incentive Grants for 2013-14

Proposals for UT Outreach Incentive Grants solicited

Proposals for 2013-14 are being accepted for projects that will enhance the public engagement mission of the university. Faculty-led initiatives that focus on community-engaged projects or partnerships in research, teaching, or outreach are welcomed.

Key date: Friday, October 4, 2013  at 5 p.m. — proposals due to Elizabeth Burman


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