Statement of Purpose

CTE Grants encourage faculty to assess and enhance their teaching and to pursue professional development. Eligible projects include scholarly conferences, development workshops, innovative teaching projects, and course research and redesign projects. Due to limited funding, CTE Grants are only available to faculty who present their research at conferences, participate in scholar or higher-education-related workshops, or lead or co-lead course projects. Scholarly travel grants for faculty’s conference participation will reimburse a presenter up to $200 for travel within North America or for international travel. 


CTE Grants are only available to those who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Must be a current full-time or part-time faculty member at Lorain County Community College. 
  • Project must be occurring after the CTE Grant Committee meeting where your application will be considered. The deadline is: Friday, February 2, 2018.  

How to Apply

All faculty applying for the CTE monies must complete the CTE Funding Application form.

Online CTE Grant Application

The following optional items may be submitted prior to travel:

  • A copy of the conference/workshop program
  • The abstract for your paper, presentation, or workshop (no full papers)
  • A copy of your registration confirmation
  • A copy of your travel itinerary

Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the day of the grant deadline.

Decision Process 

Applications will be reviewed and decisions announced twice yearly. Full, partial, or no funding may be awarded. CTE receives many meritorious applications, so please provide complete, persuasive answers to the questions below. The CTE Grant Committee will base decisions on the number of applications received, the quality of the applications, and the availability of funds.

After Travel

Grant funding will be given in the form of a reimbursement through the PeopleSoft budget program following the project completion. The following materials must be submitted in order to be reimbursed.

  • A completed CTE Post-Project Follow-Up Form
  • Receipts totaling not less than the grant award
  • Proof of conference/workshop attendance (such as program) or project completion

Important Notes 

  • Grants will be awarded to faculty without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
  • Applicants must enter expense items into PeopleSoft before grant monies can be dispersed.
  • Grants will not be awarded to support full funding for a project. Awards will be given in full after the grantee submits appropriate receipts and documentation as requested in the Post-Project Follow-Up Form.
  • Applicants must submit final reports, document expenses, and meet LCCC proposal and budget deadlines in order to receive grant monies. See the current deadlines.
  • Budget overages will not be reimbursed.

Any Questions?

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