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FIT Grants

FIT Grants are offered through several divisions of the college.

Both the the Sustainability Council and the Diversity Council were established by President Joyce F. Brown to develop and foster sustainability and diversity initiatives throughout the FIT community. The co-chairs of each council administer the funds under the auspices of the Office of the President.

Diversity Grants

Encourages the development of educational projects, scholarly research, creative endeavors and professional activities that promote the goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  (Please note only 1 submission per institution, pre-reviewed by Chief Diversity Officer Ron Milon.)
Award Amount:  $5,000 max.
Deadline:  Academic Year 2018-2019 dates TBA
Apply:  Diversity Council Grants

Diversity Council Events Grants

The Diversity Council celebrates events and presentations that showcase the creativity and rich diversity of experience at FIT through the lens of the arts, careers, curriculum, social media, technology, and other fields.  Presenters/requesters will be notified by January 2019 if the proposal has been accepted and amount funded.

Award Amount:  Dependent upon number of requests accepted
Deadline:  November 12, 2018
Apply:  Diversity Council Call for Events

Sustainability Grants

Supports creative and innovative initiatives that help to infuse various aspects of sustainability into our college culture, curricula, operations, and physical environment.
Award Amount:  $5,000 max.
Deadline:  Academic Year 2018-2019 dates TBA
Apply:  Sustainability Council Grants 

Innovation Grants

Provides students with the opportunity and support for collaboration on projects that cross academic disciplines and stretch intellectual and artistic boundaries.
Award Amount:  $1,000 - $3,000
Deadline:  Academic Year 2018-2019 dates TBA
Apply:  EMSS Innovation Grants

Connecting Our Community Grants

Provides students, faculty, and staff funds to enhance the FIT experience by promoting greater academic and intellectual engagement for students. Each event should attempt to build an inclusive community in which participants engage with, learn from, and inspire each other.  Events must be sponsored by a faculty or staff member who will submit the application and be the point person for funding.
Award Amount:  $500 max.
Deadline:  At least 2 weeks prior to event
Apply:  EMSS Connecting Our Community Grants

Faculty Development Grants

Dedicated to the development of faculty in their creative inquiry and growth as educators, scholars, artists, designers, business innovators, and industry-related professionals.
Award Amount: $1,000 max. (for domestic research/activity) and $1,500 max. (for international research/activity)
Deadline:  Academic Year 2018-2019 dates TBA
Apply:  CET Faculty Development Grants

Student-Faculty Corporation Grants

Funds projects meant to improve college life for students and faculty of FIT, and to assist students and faculty in their work, studies, and extracurricular activities.
Award Amount:  $5,000 max. 
Deadline:  Academic Year 2018-2019 dates TBA
Apply:  Log in to MyFIT and click on Student-Faculty Corporation in the Quick Links

 

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