These grants and programs support instructors to improve their teaching and student learning:

CATL Teaching & Learning Grants

CATL Teaching & Learning grants support instructors to undertake projects intended to improve teaching and student learning. These grants foster effective teaching that is organized, evidence-based, technology-supported, inclusive, feedback-enriched, and/or programmatic in nature. There are three types:

  • Lesson Study
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)
  • Course-Embedded Undergraduate Research

For more information and application guidelines, please visit this site.

Faculty Development Grants

Three types of grants: Professional Development, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, and Teaching Innovation grants that support projects to improve teaching and learning. Reviewed by the Faculty Development Committee.

For more information, please visit this site.

Curricular Redesign Grants

Funding for collaborative projects in which a group of instructors undertakes significant redesign of a course or courses. 

For more information, please visit this site.

Online Instructor Training

Small stipend for successful completion of the CATL Online Instructor Training Course

For more information, please visit this site.

Online Course Development

Funding for instructors to develop fully online courses

For more information, please visit this site.

Online Program Development

Funding for instructors to support development of online programs

For more information, please visit this site.

Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program

This is a UW System program that supports 2-3 UWL instructors annually to participate in a year-long scholarship of teaching and learning program. Reviewed by Provost and Academic Deans.

For more information, please visit this site.