Educational Innovation Grant

The deadline for submission is May 15, 2021 for July 1, 2021 Award

Application Guidelines

The Office of Educational Development (OED) is offering up to three $2,500 Grants for Educational Innovation Projects.


Grant applications are open to all faculty.


The educational grant offered by the OED fosters educational scholarship at UAMS and promotes faculty development for teaching and learning.

Description of Award

OED encourages innovations that improve educational outcomes at UAMS. OED provides grant funds for projects that:

  • enhance existing courses,
  • develop new courses,
  • develop new modes of instruction,
  • evaluate instruction, or
  • assess curricular needs.

OED encourages projects that respond to trends in education, such as active learning, educational technology, and interprofessional teaching. Travel requests may be submitted for these funds; however, preference will be given to projects conducting work on educational innovations leading to better learning outcomes for UAMS students.


One award, or more, depending on funding, of up to $2500 is awarded each spring. The grant period is one year with projects expected to run July 1 of the award year through June 30 of the following year.