Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards


To support research or creative activities of faculty members at the University of West Florida. Research and creative activities will be broadly interpreted; therefore, a wide range of activities can be supported. Faculty members are encouraged to submit proposals for projects that have the potential to produce externally funded support.


All full-time, non-visiting faculty members are invited to apply.

Award Details

Awards of up to $2,000 will be granted.

Guidelines and Submission Instruction

Guidelines for Application

Grant Application Cover Page

Post-Award Resources

Calendar of Events for Faculty Research and Creative Activity Awards
Call for Proposals:
Friday, January 23, 2015
Submission Deadline for Awards:
Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM CST
SCAC Awards Decision Meeting:
Friday, April 10, 2015

2014 Recipients

RecipientDepartmentProject Title
Helena Allman Marketing and Economics Effects of country of origin Image, brand concept, and vertical line extension type on brand image perceptions
Angela Calcaterra  English and World Languages 'The Excellent Nature of Invisible Things:' Iroquoian metaphors and early American Literature
Marie Champagne History Uncovering the Past: An examination of Roman texts in medieval manuscripts for evidence of early life and education of Nicolaus Maniacutius
Ludmila Cosio Lima Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science Effects of exercise on cardioprotection
Toby Daly-Engel Biology Cryptic reproductive behavior in sharks
Dean DeBolt Library Florida Chautauqua Newspaper research project
Sara Evans Criminal Justice The Code of the Campground: Fear of crime and perceptions of risk
Valerie George  Art The Cube Kit
Natalie Goulette Criminal Justice An analysis of pretrial release practices and policies in a jail in Northwest Florida
Eric Greska Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science Neuromechanical performance measures of Division II collegiate athletes
Joseph Herring Art  Palm Frond State Champs
Wade Jeffrey Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation The microbial ecology of Chilean fiordlands
Tanay Kesharwani Chemistry Development of environmental benign process for the synthesis of pharmaceutically and biologically interesting molecules
Kristina Killgrove Anthropology Human osteology at Gabii
Lane Lambert & Kevin Krieger Accounting and Finance Assessing the impact of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) on the timeliness and accuracy of security analysts' forecasts of corporations' next-year Earnings per Share (EPS)
Barbara Larson Art Branching Out: French botanical sculpture c. 1900
Youngil Lee Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science  Exercise-induced cardioprotection against doxorubicin-mediated cardiac toxicity
Daniel Miller History Consociational Democracy in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938
Karen Molek Chemistry Development of transition metal oxide nanopowders as surfaces in Surface Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry (SALD-MS)
Tim Royappa Chemistry Novel synthesis of trifluoromethylating agent
Carla Thompson Research and Advanced Studies Females facing futures in STEM: Community action grant proposal for American Association of University Women (AAUW) 
Pam Vaughan Chemistry  Method Development for Optimal Chromatography Conditions for LC/MS Analysis of Petroleum Residues
Robert Yeager English and World Languages  Editing the manuscripts of Philip Perry, Rector of the College of St. Alban, Valladolid, Spain

Past Faculty SCAC Recipients

Faculty SCAC Award Recipients 2013