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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 strategies. The RFP for AY 2023-2024 will be available by early November 2023.

For details/questions, please contact us via email.

Grant Recipients

We congratulate the following faculty colleagues:
CLAS: P. Bernhardt, Mathematics & Statistics; A. Levin & T. Ksiazek, Communication; E-J. McGuire; J. Stuart Myers & K. Minbiole; K. Shakya, Geography & the Environment; and R. Weldzius, Political Science
COE: D. Seth, Mechanical Engineering
FCN: M. A. Cantrell, B.-B. Qi & J. Parkinson; and J. Ross & A. Scheve
We wish them the best as they work on their innovative teaching projects this summer.

See VITALITY for details of awarded grant projects (PDF)

Grant Recipients and Projects, 2022-2023 (PDF)
Grant Recipients and Projects, 2018-2021 (PDF)

Final Report Submission, Grant Recipients 2021-2022

Per stipulation of the minigrant award, you have agreed to submit a written final report by Fri, July 1 at the latest. Please download this template (.docx) to write the final report and submit the completed report via email to Gabriele Bauer, VITAL. 
For questions, please contact us via email.

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


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