The Institute for Health Innovation is committed to supporting faculty activities at NKU. As part of our initiatives to enhance faculty accomplishments, we are offering two funding opportunities annually.
Provide support for faculty research, scholarship, creative endeavors, or teaching efforts in health, health literacy, healthcare, and the social determinants of health. They are aimed at assisting faculty members in the initial phases of research, scholarship, or creative projects or in developing innovative courses or course sequences (micro-credentials, certificates, etc.). These activities may include (but are not limited to) the following:
Provide support for faculty in moving from “discussion” of interdisciplinary collaboration to action, which will heighten their professional visibility or the impact of NKU in the fields of health, health literacy, healthcare, or the social determinants of health. The award should focus on broadening one’s intellectual profile or exploring new facets of research, scholarship, creative, or community engagement endeavors that will invigorate ongoing and future programs. These activities may include (but are not limited to) the following:
The application will be submitted on-line using the button below. The application packet will include the following:
Personal Information: Please fill out the linked datasheet.
Budget and budget justification: Please fill out the linked datasheet.
Project Description (five-page maximum; please use single spacing, a minimum 12-point font, and a minimum 1” margin.):
CV or biosketch (four-page maximum) for PI
IRB approval if applicable
Letter of support from the collaborating personnel or institution if any outside activity involving collaboration or other activities are planned.
Email approval from department chair
Email approval from college dean.
A committee including members of the IHI will review applications. Special care will be taken to prevent conflicts of interest. Identities of all applicants and reviewers will remain confidential. Applicants can receive review summaries upon request.
IHI Faculty Fellow grants will be evaluated for funding along the following measures:
Please note: Faculty may submit for more than one award per year. Funding of more than one award will be at the discretion of the IHI team.
Funds must be expended no later than Friday, December 13, 2024. All budget items are subject to NKU guidelines. Proposals may be approved for funding, but the requested budget may be revised in accordance with University policies.
Awardees agree to participation in grant program assessment.
Any scholarship resulting from this award must acknowledge support from the IHI.
Any full-time faculty member working for NKU in any discipline may apply. If applicants have questions about the eligibility of a potential proposal, please send a brief summary to firstname.lastname@example.org and one of the IHI staff members will review it.
Please e-mail any questions to Valerie Hardcastle, Executive Director of the IHI, at email@example.com.
Jennifer Hunter for Social Health Needs Assessment and Community Resource Program at a Medically Underserved Clinical Site
Dana Ripley for The Intersection of Trauma and Substance Use Recovery
Ty Brumback for Time-limited vs. Persistent Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Young Adult Substance Use & Mental Health
Alex Kreit for Drug Policy in Kentucky Issue Brief Series Proposal
David Tataw, Nana Arthur-Mensah, Deborah Patten, Stanley McBride, and Sandra Spataro for NKU Interdisciplinary Pandemic Leadership and Resilience Project
Yangyang Tao and Junxiu Zhou for AI Eye-Track enabled video game for paralyzed patients
Coronavirus Opportunity Grants - Fall 2020