Faculty Awards

The CEC offers Faculty funding opportunities for those teaching SRX and those with teaching a course that has a community engagement component. We offer the following awards, fellowships and funding request opportunities open to all faculty.

Course Enhancement Awards (CEA)
(8 SRX/$500 & 1 Non SRX/$500 AWARDS AVAILABLE PER SEMESTER)


Fall Application Deadline:
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 at 8am

Spring Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 25th,2023 at 8am

The CEA (Course Enhancement Awards) is available at the beginning of each semester to all faculty teaching an SRX course or non SRX that has a community engagement component. This award for $500 help with materials, guest speakers, event, and transportation needs.

If you are submitting a PDF application, email to our Office Manager, Jackie Contreras. Limit one award per course. 9 awards available per semester.


Periclean Voter Engagement Humanities (PVEH) Fellowship

PRIOIRTY Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 (applications are accepted after application)

Project Pericles invites faculty to apply for the PVEH Fellowship- a $1,000 award supporting faculty to serve as leaders in voter and civic engagement. This program is funded by the Mellon Foundation with additional support from The Eugene M. Lang Foundations. Submission due to Arielle del Rosario


Mellon Periclean Faculty Leadership Awards (2023-2025)
$4,500 for Awarded Periclean Faculty Leader Course

Fall 2023 Application Deadline: Monday, February 20th, 2023, 9am
Spring 2024 Application Deadline: Monday, April 27, 2023, 9 am
Fall 2024 Application Deadline: Monday, September 25th, 2023, 9am
Spring 2025 Application Deadline: Monday, March 25th, 2024, 9am

This is an excellent leadership and civic engagement opportunity—Mellon Periclean Faculty Leaders (PFLs) are a cadre of scholars designing and teaching humanities courses that incorporate community-initiated projects and voter education. Through their innovative curricula working with community organizations and through facilitating discussions about the importance of voting, PFLs create experiences that equip students with skills necessary to transform our political and social landscape.