Scholarly & Creative Activities Committee (SCAC)


The Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) aims to promote programs of scholarly and creative activities within the University. As such, the committee is responsible for the awarding of small internal grants, funded by the Research and Sponsored Programs Trust Fund, to deserving faculty members and graduate students.


Calendar of Deadlines 

Administrative Meeting
Fall 2015 August 28, 2015/ 2:00PM - 3:00PM
 Call for Applications or NominationsSubmission DeadlineNotification Date
Graduate Student Research Awards: Fall 2015 August 28, 2015

October 2, 2015; 5 PM CST

Early November 2015
Distinguished Research and Creative Activity Awards September 11, 2015 January 15, 2016; 5 PM CST Honors Convocation April 1, 2016
Graduate Student Research Awards: Spring 2016 December 4, 2015 January 29, 2016; 5 PM CST Late February 2016
Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards January 22, 2016 March 4, 2016; 5 PM CST Mid-Late April 2016

Graduate Student Award

Are you a graduate student doing research at the University of West Florida and need funding to support your work? Does your degree require research for graduation? Click the link below for more information on how to apply for a Graduate Student Research Award. Individual grant awards can be up to $1,500!

Apply for Funding

Faculty SCAC Awards

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs wants to help faculty continue their research by providing internal funding opportunities. If you are currently doing research at the university and need a small grant (up to $2,000) to finish your work, click the link below for more information on how to apply for a Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Award.

Apply for Funding

Distinguished Faculty Research Award

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs wants to honor our distinguished faculty for their hard work and dedication in both external funding and scholarly/creative activities. If you are one these faculty members or knows someone who is, click the link below for more information on how to apply or nominate another faculty member for this award.

Apply for Funding

 

Committee Information

Membership
Committee Charter (PDF)

 Scholarly & Creative Activties Committee Members
Title Term End Department Name Email
SCAC Coordinator (non-voting member)   Research & Sponsored Programs Katy Hendry Email: scac@uwf.edu
Non-voting member Ex Officio Center for Research & Economic Opportunity Rick Harper

Email: rharper@uwf.edu

SCAC Chair 2016 College of Education & Professional Studies Susan James Email: sjames1@uwf.edu 
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 College of Education & Professional Studies  Byron Havard  Email: bhavard@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016  College of Business

 Scott Keller

 Email: skeller@uwf.edu

Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016  College of Business Esmail Mohebii  Email: emohebbi@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016 College of Science & Engineering   Laszlo Ujj Email: lujj@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 College of Science & Engineering   Debra Vinci Email: dvinci@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2017 College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities    Matthew Pursell Email: mpursell1@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
  College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities   Open Position - to be filled Email:
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
  College of Health   Open Position - to be filled Fall 2016 Email:
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
   College of Health  Open Position - to be filled Fall 2016 Email:
Library Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 Library Hillary Fox Email: hfox@uwf.edu

 

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Apply for funding to support your research or scholarly activity!

Awards Available

Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards
Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards
Graduate Student Research Awards


Committee Information

Membership
Committee Charter (PDF)

 Scholarly & Creative Activities Committee Members
Title Term End Department Name Email
SCAC Coordinator (non-voting member)   Research & Sponsored Programs Katy Hendry Email: scac@uwf.edu
Non-voting member Ex Officio Center for Research & Economic Opportunity Rick Harper

Email: rharper@uwf.edu

SCAC Chair 2016 College of Education & Professional Studies Susan James Email: sjames1@uwf.edu 
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 College of Education & Professional Studies  Byron Havard  Email: bhavard@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016  College of Business

 Scott Keller

 Email: skeller@uwf.edu

Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016  College of Business Esmail Mohebii  Email: emohebbi@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2016 College of Science & Engineering   Laszlo Ujj Email: lujj@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 College of Science & Engineering   Debra Vinci Email: dvinci@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2017 College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities    Matthew Pursell Email: mpursell1@uwf.edu
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
  College of Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities   Open Position - to be filled Email:
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
  College of Health   Open Position - to be filled Fall 2016 Email:
Faculty Representative/Voting Member
   College of Health  Open Position - to be filled Fall 2016 Email:
Library Faculty Representative/Voting Member 2018 Library Hillary Fox Email: hfox@uwf.edu

 

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