Kenyon College encourages its faculty members to seek funding for their research and other scholarly activities from outside the college. If the grant/award requires unscheduled time away from the college, the application should first be discussed with the department chair and the Provost.
Faculty members regularly seek grants to support their academic or professional endeavors such as research or writing, or to pay for equipment and travel. Such grants are generally paid directly to the faculty member and do not require College resources. Fulbright and Getty Scholars, Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, and Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards are examples. Though considered grants to individuals, most funding agencies now require some sort of institutional acknowledgement for applicants.
Please contact the Faculty Grants and Fellowships Coordinator if you are thinking about applying for a grant, fellowship, or any other funding. The FGFC can help you navigate the application process.
Notify the Faculty Grants and Fellowships Coordinator if any of the following College resources are required by the grant:
Please contact the Faculty Grants and Fellowships Coordinator when you are awarded a grant or fellowship. All of your grant proposals, successful or not, should be listed in your annual report of scholarly/artistic engagement.
In addition to consulting with the Faculty Grants and Fellowships Coordinator, faculty members may want to avail themselves of the following resources:
Grant Deadlines (from The Grant Advisor)
Grant Writing (A list of web sites offering tutorials, tips, etc.)
Publication 970 (2015), Tax Benefits for Education
IRS guidance on fellowships
it indicates that fellowships to faculty ARE taxable.
Scholarships, Fellowship Grants, Grants, and Tuition Reductions