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CELT Teaching Tip: Special Edition • October 19, 2022

Time for you to submit a proposal for

CELT's Miller Faculty Fellowship Program

The Miller Faculty Fellowship, made possible by the generosity of F. Wendell Miller, is a competitive grant program supported by the President's Office, Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and administered through CELT, that supports faculty members to "enhance their scholarly work in the university's undergraduate academic programs and develop innovative approaches to enhance student learning."

CELT is now accepting proposals for 2023-2024 Miller Faculty Fellowships with the deadline of Monday, December 12, 2022

Funding for 2023-2024 will include three categories of grants: 

  • Requests up to $5000 
  • Requests up to $15,000 
  • Requests up to $25,000. 

For over 25 years, the Miller Fellowship Program has funded nearly $5 million dollars worth of projects for over 250 faculty within each university's colleges. Previous Miller Faculty Fellows note that the funding improved their undergraduate teaching and furthered their professional development with proof of concept seed funding for external grants and opportunities to present and publish their work. 

One former Miller Faculty Fellowship recipient shared:

"Since the Miller Funding, I have written three articles and am currently composing a book. I have also written and obtained a grant from an external agency. This work all stemmed from the initial Miller grant funding." 

For full details, see the Miller Faculty Fellowship Program page or if you have questions, email us at

With a joy for teaching,

Sara Marcketti, Assistant Provost and Executive Director

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Enhance your scholarly work:

Miller Faculty Fellowship Workshop Series

Discover and discuss how the Miller Faculty Fellowship Program provides recipients with opportunities to enhance their scholarly work in the university’s undergraduate academic programs. You may attend any or all of the series’ sessions. 

Panel, Miller Faculty Fellowship Program 101: An introduction to the program, October 24 (12:10-1 p.m., Online)

Hear how the Miller-funded projects have had a tremendous impact on ISU student learning, innovative teaching, and programming, as well as enhancing recipients’ careers. Featured panelists include Rachel Smith (School of Education), David Cantor (Supply Chain Management), Sara Pistolesi (Chemistry), and Steven Lonergan (Animal Science). Register to join us online with this October 24 Zoom form.

Workshop, Miller Faculty Fellowship Program: Proposal tips for success, November 7 (12:10-1 p.m., 2030 Morrill) 

Discuss strategies and tips for successful proposal submission. Register with this November 7 Qualtrics form.

Consultations, Miller Faculty Fellowship Program Proposal Writing, December 5 (1-2:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall)

Request a consultation to assist you in polishing the final draft of your proposal. To request a 30-minute consultation, please email us at

Panelists photographs with Smith Cantor Pistolesi and Lonergan

Feature panelists from the top Rachel Smith, David Cantor, Sara Pistolesi, and Steven Lonergan.

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