Awards and Incentives for Engaged Faculty

The Community Engagement Task Force is pleased to announce a variety of awards and incentives designed to enhance and expand the awareness and practice of community-engaged activities by faculty at FAU.  Opportunities for engaged faculty include: 

Presidential Awards for Outstanding Faculty-Led Community Engagement in Teaching, Research/ Scholarship, and Service 

    • Summary of Program: Awards presented to three faculty members identified for engagement achievements in one of FAU’s three mission areas.
    • Selection Process: 
    • Amount: $2,000 + $1,500 in Professional Development support 
    • Notes: Presented annually at Honors Convocation

Academic Service Learning Project Grants     

    • Summary of Program: Grants available to support faculty teaching ASL courses and their students’ projects.
    • Selection Process:
    • Amount: Up to $500
    • Notes: Available during Fall and Spring Semesters

Community Engagement Project Grants           

    • Summary of Program: Grants available to support faculty and/or staff working with community partners in engaged research.
    • Selection Process: 
    • Amount: Up to $1,000
    • Notes: Applications available every Fall 

College Engagement Liaison

    • Summary of Program: One faculty member per college will be selected to serve as that college’s liaison to the community, build engagement activities, support engaged students, faculty/staff, and collect and report CE data.
    • Selection Process: 
      • Application Packet
      • Review/Support of the Dean
      • Review by Chair, CE
    • Amount: $1,500 per semester (Fall, Spring) per faculty per college (9) 
    • Notes: 
      • The stipend awarded to faculty to use as desired.
      • Faculty selected in Spring for following the academic year.




 Last Modified 11/8/21