Grants Resources

The CTRE, an academic department within Library and Instruction Services (LIS), is committed to providing the CSU community with the resources necessary for achieving their professional goals, and the grants offered through our department exist solely for that purpose. Applicants are encouraged to review the types of grants available and submit a proposal for those that best support his/her development needs. Each grant has specific eligibility, application, and deadline requirements, so review the instructions of each one carefully. Please note that expenses not originally included as part of the application or overages in cost of travel or conference expense will not be reimbursed by the CTRE.

Effective June 26, 2013:

  • All CTRE grant applications must be signed by:
    • applicant(s)
    • applicant's department chair
    • applicant's dean
  • Questions regarding the grant application process should be submitted in writing/email to the Director of the CTRE and/or the CTRE Administrative Assistant.
  • All other preexisting CTRE grant application procedures remain in effect.

CTRE Grant Applications

Faculty Development Award
Maximum Amounts
Student Engagement: $10,000
Program Enrichment: $10,000

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The purpose of the Faculty Development Award is to encourage the active engagement of our students outside the classroom, to increase teaching effectiveness, provide professional development, enhance and develop research productivity, and benefit student learning. As such, the Faculty Development Award has two categories: Student Engagement (offered quarterly) and Program Enrichment (February 15 deadline only).



Faculty Development Seed Grant
Maximum Amount: $15,000

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The purpose of the Faculty Development Seed Grant is to provide a stimulus to increase the number and amount of external grants and contract awards secured by CSU faculty.  The primary purpose of the Faculty Development Seed Grant is to provide financial support for new and innovative projects, which have the potential to yield external funding.



Faculty Development Stipend
Maximum Amount:
Attending a Conference: $1,500
Presenting at a Conference: $3,000
Equipment/Supplies: $5,000

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The purpose of the Faculty Development Stipend is to provide financial assistance to faculty to participate in development activities that directly enhance the individual's research and/or teaching. Funds can be used to support conference attendance, equipment purchases, or other resources related to research, teaching, and assessment.

Payment/Reimbursement

Any consumable commodity or equipment purchased with or reimbursement made with CTRE funding is property of Chicago State University and may require an official property tag.

Open Access Publishing Fund

The CSU CTRE Open Access Publishing Fund seeks to advance the use of open access as a means of distributing the research and creative work of the CSU community by providing financial support to cover the fees charged for open access publishing. For more information about this fund, download the following documents:

You can learn more about open access by reviewing the following websites:

You can also contact Dr. Fatemeh Asadi at fasadi@csu.edu.

Submission and Travel Guidelines

Applications can be submitted either in person to the CTRE in LIB 318 or electronically in PDF format to ctre@csu.edu.All materials and supporting documentation (including travel authorization forms), are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the following dates:

July 1
September 1
December 15
February 15

In accordance with CSU guidelines, grant applications that include travel provisions must be received as follows:

In-State: Two weeks in advance
Out of State: 30 business days in advance
International: 45 business days in advance


Previous Recipients

July 2012 Academic Year

Enrichment Grants:


Brenda Aghahowa
Rohan Attele
Moussa Ayyash
Timothy Bell
Adrianne Borden
Liyana Chandrasena Cabraal
Philip Cronce
Regina Dixon-Reeves
Duc Do
Jane Florine
Karen A. Freeman
Athanase Gahungu
Gabriel Gomez
Kahleen Haefliger
Juanita Holliman
Daniel Hrosencik
Leslie Jackson
Soo Kang
Elaina Khasawneh
Olanipekun Laosebikan
Karen Jean Martinson
Garrard McClendon
Elizabeth Osika
Sureshrani Paintal
William Jason Raynovich
Virginia Shen
Karel Jacobs & Susan Kirt Alterio
Colleen Toledano
Portia Walton

Seed Grants:


Mark Erhart
Joyce Ache Gana
Asare Nkansah
Angela C. Riley

Student Enrichment Grants:

Rohan Attele
Patrice Boyles & Chyrese Wolf
Joyce Ache Gana
Robert LeSuer & Kristy Mardis

 

April 2012 Academic Year

Enrichment Grants:


Rohan Attele
Anser Azim
Timothy Bell
Daniel Block
Adrianne Borden
Shaila Christofferson
Regina Dixon-Reeves
Duc Do
Jane Florine
William Grant
Leslie Jackson
Elaina Khasawneh
Crystal Laura
Deborah Lynch
Wanda Mahoney
Garrard McClendon
L. Pancho McFarland
Srinivasvithal Mirmira
Paul Musial
Sureshrani Paintal
Gayle Porter
Barbara Price
Marius Radulescu
Kathy Rosa
William Raynovich
Alesia Richardson
Mel Sabella
Gabrielle Toth
Portia Walton
Chyrese Wolf
Asmamaw Yimer
Lisa Young

Seed Grants:


Walid Al-Ghoul
Duc Do
Tatjana Petrova
Devi Potlur
Melany Puglisi-Weenig
Steven Rowe

Student Enrichment Grants:

Dennice Epstein
Elaina Khasawneh
Ann Kuzdale
Allison Rose
Cynthia Valenciano

Program Enrichment Grants:

Rohan Attele
Lucy He
Christine List
Devi Potluri
Arthur Redman
Mark Smith

 

 

 

January 2012 Academic Year

Enrichment Grants:


Jochebed Ade-Oshifogun
Sarah Austin
Moussa Ayyash
Zafar A. Bokhari
Shaila Christofferson
Regina Dixon-Reeves
Kim Dulaney
Abir El-Alfy
Jane Florine
Athanase Gahungu
Gabriel Gomez
Nancy Grim-Hunter
Kathleen Haefliger
Kelly Harris
Hannah Jones
Karen Jean Martinson
Suzuko Morikawa
Paul Musial
Mohammad Newaz
Christine Ohale
Sureshrani Paintal
Gayle Porter
June Price-Shingles
Carol Schultz
Byung-In Seo
Colleen Toledano

Seed Grants:


Abir El-Alfy
Mohammad Newaz
Nadeem Fazal
Aida Abraha

Student Enrichment Grants:

N/A


October 2011 Academic Year

Enrichment Grants:


Cynthia Valenciano
Miguel Fernandez
Timothy Bell
Sarah Buck
Chongim Choi
Crystal Laura
Karen Jean Martinson
Barbara Price
Jane Florine
Byung-In Seo
Evelyne Delgado-Norris
Ephraim Das Janssen
Olanipekun Laosebikan
Virginia Shen
Pharez Whitted
Roxanne Stevenson

Seed Grants:


Ehab A. Abourashed
Moussa Ayyash
Saleem Abuleil
Khalid Alsamara
Anser Azim
Sarah Austin
Thomas Lyons

Student Enrichment Grants:

Kristy Mardis
Robert LeSuer


2010-2011 Academic Year

Enrichment Grants:


Venkateswara Potluri
Yvonne M. Patterson
Mohammad Newaz
Moussa Ayyash
Anser Azim
Walid M. Al-Ghoul
Sarah Austin
Suzuko Morikawa

Seed Grants:


Jeff Crisman
Kathleen Haefliger
Tonya Hall
Angelique S. Jackson
Thomas Lyons

Student Enrichment Grants:

N/A