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Call for Proposals: Community Engagement Incentive Grants

The 2016 Application Cycle is Now Open.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 5 p.m.

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.

The current announcement is for funding awards that shall be effective July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 (Fiscal Year 2017). Proposals must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016. Funding shall be available during the 2017 fiscal year only, and must be fully spent by June 30, 2017.