Fall 2018-Spring 2019
Research Event Award Application (Faculty)
Purpose: Supports faculty or student research events hosted by LU schools/colleges for internal and/or
external participants. These funds resource speaker honorariums, hosting travel, supplies, food
services, advertising, printing, and monetary awards related to the execution of an effective research
“Research” refers to inquiry that harnesses knowledge, skills, and values to produce new knowledge or
to make a new contribution to the discipline, and it is recognized that this concept varies across the
humanities, the creative arts, and the sciences disciplines.
Applicant’s Budget Manager:
Budget Index Code:
Full Description of the Proposed Research Event: In narrative form and not exceeding one (1)
single-spaced page or two (2) double-spaced pages with type no smaller than 11 pt., please
describe your event. Include the following and submit as a separate attachment to this form:
(a) The connection of the event to research and scholarship.
(b) How the event will contribute to research mentorship/instruction.
(c) How the event will enhance faculty (please specify graduate, undergraduate, or both) in
pedagogical practices related to research and scholarship or research knowledge in a particular
subject area, if applicable.
(d) How the event will celebrate student success in research and scholarship, if applicable.
(e) Articulate how the event will assist faculty and/or students in conducting research that
enhances students’ competitive advantage in pursuing career opportunities, advances the
university's reputation, impacts society, and applies to the industry.
(f) How the event will enhance student learning with regard to research and scholarship, if
ote: Please specifically address undergraduate students if applying for research event funds
resourced by Liberty’s QEP.
Research Event Logistics:
Dates of the event:
Facilities that will be utilized:
Type of Award:
of Research Event:
LU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)