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Scholarship & Teaching Development Grants

The OFD is committed to promoting the development of teaching and scholarship by UMassD faculty. The OFD Scholarship and Teaching Development Grants support faculty publications, conference presentations, and the development of teaching or research materials. We invite full-time and part-time faculty who seek support for teaching or research development to apply.

Grant Applications


The application cycle for 2022-2023 is now open. Applicants can access and submit an application in InfoReady by clicking here. Applications are due by Friday, February 10, 2023 at 5 p.m and successful applicants will be notified soon thereafter. Incomplete or late proposals will not be considered. Expense reports submitted after May 31, 2023 will not be reimbursed. Questions should be directed to Dr. Jay Zysk, OFD Director, at

OFD Scholarship and Teaching Grant Recipients


  • Genevieve Kozak, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Maureen Hall, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Douglas Roscoe, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Laura Franz, College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Kathryn Kavanaugh, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Marni Kellogg, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Eiichiro Kazoumouri, College of Arts and Sciences