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Charles L. Cahill Grants

Application Now Open

The Spring Cahill application period March 16 - April 16, 5:00 PM. 

SPARC is offering 2 information sessions to answer any questions related to the Cahill awards. 

  • Session 1: Thursday March 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
  • Session 2: Thursday April 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Use the Information Session link below to register for a session or submit a question. After you have completed the registration, a link to the meeting you selected will be emailed to you. 

Limited Submission

Cahill Application

Information Session Registration

Cahill FAQs

Charles L. Cahill Grants for Faculty Scholarship are awarded to full-time faculty to promote scholarship broadly across the university. Faculty members from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply for funds to support their scholarship efforts.

Funding is awarded to...

  • Provide seed money for the initiation of projects that subsequently may attract funding from other sources.
  • Encourage the pursuit of new areas of research, scholarship or artistic endeavors.
  • Fund travel in support of research.
  • Encourage the development of specific professional skills within one's discipline.     

Interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged

Individual proposals are permitted, and this year interdisciplinary or interprofessional collaborative proposals are encouraged. Individual proposals may be awarded up to $5,000.00. Teams of two or more faculty (limit 4) can apply for a joint project.

Each PI is eligible for $5,000.00, joint projects would be eligible for funding of $10,000.00 to $20,000.00 depending on the number of PI's. All joint collaborators must be from different departments. When submitting proposals please read the descriptive applicant note for each section to insure all requirements are met.

Fiscal Year 2021 Cahill Grant Recipients




Faculty Senate Research Committee

Charles L. Cahill Administrator

Kimberly McKoy, Ed. D., CRA
Email: mckoyk@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-7853