Western Carolina University’s Office of Research Administration will accept applications from WCU tenured faculty, tenure-track faculty and staff for the Provost's Internal Funding Support Grant through Thursday, Feb. 1.
Western Carolina University’s social work program is receiving a federal grant of more than $1.9 million to continue an initiative aimed at increasing the number of social workers qualified to practice in the areas of behavioral health and substance abuse prevention on the Qualla Boundary, home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and in other medically underserved areas of Western North Carolina.
Western Carolina University’s Rapid Center, a regional source for business and entrepreneurial assistance, will gain some assistance itself in the form of a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Research Administration will hold two “Learn to Find Funding for Your Research” workshops to assist WCU faculty and staff in gaining financial support for programs and projects.
The 2017 Faculty Scholarship Celebration at Western Carolina University was held to recognize creative and academic works by faculty and staff, but also featured numerous announcements of awards and grant recipients.
Western Carolina University and the Asheville City Schools have received a grant of $149,749 to continue a project designed to improve reading instruction in secondary schools by increasing the number of teachers with the necessary skills to help their students become better readers.