Teaching & Research

CoTA Faculty Research Grants

College of The Arts Faculty Grants are available to USF College of The Arts faculty, on tenured, tenure-earning, and non-tenure earning full-time regular appointment (not Adjunct, Courtesy, or Visiting Faculty) and may be submitted under three categories of activity:

  • Research /Scholarship/Creative Activity
  • Teaching & Faculty Development 
  • Recruitment 

There are three application cycles:

  • Calendar Year:  January 1 – December 31, with application submission deadline by the  second Monday of October.
  • Fiscal Year:  July 1 – June 30 with application submission deadline by the second Monday of March.
  • Off-Cycle:  Open year round with no application submission date (schedule is proposed by applicant). 

 The Off-Cycle is intended for Faculty opportunities that:

  • Do not align with the schedule for calendar year or fiscal year applications or
  • Are developed after the deadline for a calendar or fiscal year application and
  • Are scheduled to occur before the next calendar or fiscal year application period     

Applications that do not meet the criteria for Off-Cycle will not be considered, and will be forwarded for review in the next fiscal or calendar year application RFP.

The following links provide application information and the application. Please reference the CoTA Faculty Grant Guidelines when applying for any of the following grants:

Please direct questions to Barton Lee at blee@usf.edu,  Angelica Perez-Baker at angelica39@usf.edu, or call (813) 974-2320

View past award recipients' names and research abstracts.