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Sustainability Education Funding

Supporting Faculty in Sustainability Education

Student Faculty research in Bolivia

Funding support, in the form of small grant awards, is available from the Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) for a wide variety of activities that advance sustainability and climate change-related learning, scholarship and creativity.

CSE welcomes faculty and teaching staff who are developing sustainability content and ideas for the first time, as well as those developing existing connections or research. Projects are encouraged from all three divisions of the college. Check out the types of awards for more information.

As of Spring 2023, CSE has awarded more than $640,000 in 299 sub awards to 165 unique faculty members in all divisions of the college.

  • 81 Curriculum Development Grants
  • 21 Professional Development Grants
  • 57 Student-Faculty Research Grants (supporting 179 students)
  • 10 Research Assistant Grants 
  • 121 Valley & Ridge Participant Awards
  • 9 Humanities Workshop Participant Awards

These funding opportunities were made possible by grants to Dickinson College from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the NASA Innovations in Global Climate Change Education Program from 2008-2013. Now, Dickinson supports these programs internally.

All potential applicant are invited to contact Neil Leary or Lindsey Lyons at CSE to discuss projects ideas or funding opportunities.