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Vincent B. Coffin Grants


Named for the first president of the University of Hartford and overseen by the Faculty Senate, Coffin Grants offset direct expenses associated with the pursuit of substantive scholarly and creative work. Such expenses may include

  • Supplemental travel expenses to a second or third conference, for international travel, or to a conference outside one's discipline.
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Other materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Staff assistance on the project
  • Adjunct replacement costs for one 3-credit course release for one semester

Full-time faculty members

Amount of Award
Up to $3,000

Number of Awards

Selection Criteria

  • Quality and merit of the proposed project
  • Clarity, coherence, and effectiveness of the proposal
  • Probability that the applicant can successfully complete the proposed project

Proposals Due
Late January

Further Information and Application
Faculty Senate Office (CC 314, 860.768.4475)