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CTE has temporarily relocated to East Campus 3 (EC3). We will continue to offer our regular programs and services from our temporary offices and workshop locations. 

Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Seed Grant Guidelines

LITE Seed Grants can help you investigate small-scale teaching and learning research projects and attend activities to develop your instructional skills. Read the guidelines below to learn about project ideas, eligibility criteria for applicants and expenses, the application and adjudication process, and useful resources.

LITE Seed Grant proposals may focus on:  

  • assessing new approaches to teaching and learning (what is possible and does it work?) 
  • critically examining student learning with existing instructional approaches (what is happening and what could be improved?)
  • pursuing instructional development opportunities (how could I teach differently to better facilitate deep student learning?).

Amount: Up to $5,000 

Application Deadline: (2 annually): February 1st and June 1st

We are here to help 

Kyle Scholz, Instructional Developer, Research and Consulting and Kristin Brown, Educational Research Associate, are happy to discuss your LITE Grant project ideas, review draft applications, and support you throughout the application process.

LITE Seed grant guidelines

Important note: There have been a few changes to the LITE Grant application process. Please carefully review the guidelines below and contact Kyle Scholz or Kristin Brown if you have any questions.

For a PDF version of the guidelines below, please see LITE Seed Grant Guidelines (PDF).

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