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VITAL Minigrants

Internal Instructional Grant Program

The purpose of these internal grants is to support full-time Villanova faculty members in fostering advances in undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning at Villanova, implementing the teaching-learning sections of the University’s and Colleges’ strategic plans, and exploring the use of new instructional approaches. 

Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals (CFP) is closed. Thank you for your proposal submissions. The proposals will undergo faculty peer review following the peer review guidelines and recommendations for grant funding will be put forward by early April. You will be notified of the final internal grant funding decision by mid-April.
For details/questions, please contact us via email.

Grant Recipients and Projects, 2023-2024 (PDF) - See VITALITY for details of awarded grant projects (PDF)

Grant Recipients and Projects, 2018-2022 (PDF)

VITAL Minigrant Review Committee Members

You may contact a member of the Minigrant Review Committee while developing your proposal.

  • Patricia Bradley, Nursing
  • Irene Kan, Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Mary T. Kelly, Economics
  • Frank P. Maloney, Astrophysics and Planetary Science
  • James C. O’Brien, Mechanical Engineering
  • Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Edward Wahesh, Education and Counseling

Final Report Submission, Grant Recipients 2023-2024

Per stipulation of the minigrant award, grant recipients have agreed to submit a written final report by Fri., June 21 at the latest.
Please download this document (.doc) to write the final report (PDF version). Submit the completed report via email to Gabriele Bauer, VITAL. For questions, please contact us via email.



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