Recent Faculty Grants
Clarissa Parker (Psychology & Neuroscience) has received a 2013 NARSAD (National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation that wholly funds her project titled Genome-Wide Association for Conditioned Fear in the Diversity Outbred Mouse Population. The grant provides materials and supplies for two years of research into genetic influences on fear in mice, which may have implications for anxiety disorders in humans.
Faculty Grants 2011-2012
The Jack Miller Center has awarded the College a grant to help with the expenses of Constitution Day events to be held at Middlebury this fall. This grant is the result of a proposal submitted by Keegan Callanan, a new member of the Political Science department, with the assistance of Murray Dry. The Jack Miller Center is “dedicated to enriching education in America’s founding principles and history.”
Jeremy Ward and student.
William Waldron and his Tibetan students.
What do I do with the award documentation?
I need something for my project that wasn’t listed in the grant budget awarded—can I charge it to the grant?
How can I find out what sponsors are funding these days?
Browse sponsors' sites for current opportunities. Some sponsors post the abstracts of recently funded proposals on their websites. Talk to Program Officers; consult with colleagues who've recently been funded.
Where can I find funding for my leave year?
Contracts and Grants Policy
Please note: In light of ongoing changes in federal regulations and administrative structure, this section must be revised annually. Please check with the dean for faculty development and research, the Sponsored Research Office, or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations if you have questions regarding administrative policies or procedures.
A strong indicator of the merit of the research conducted by Middlebury faculty is their success in securing external research funding. The Sponsored Research Office celebrates this success by publishing news of all awards in MiddPoints and on this website.
Leave Funding Ideas
Consider these sponsors when looking to fund your next leave. If you're stumped, ask us!