Touro College Faculty Innovation Grant Program (2023 – 2024)


Eligibility: All full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty from the undergraduate, graduate and professional schools at Touro University New York, Touro University Nevada, Touro University California, Touro University Berlin, and Hebrew Theological College are eligible to apply.

Purpose: These grants are intended to promote student success and excellence in teaching through the development of innovative instructional methods, new methods of assessing learning or the redesign of courses using immersive technology.

Eligible Expenses:

Grants may pay for:

  • Course design or redesign
  • New assessment design for courses
  • New use of technology for a course
  • Student assistance
  • Equipment, software or supplies

Additional Requirements: Successful projects should entail the development and pilot implementation of either a new course or substantial changes to the content of or instructional approaches used in an existing course. The project must include pilot implementation and assessment of the new course or new instructional approaches.

Awardees will be expected to submit a brief summary report to the Provost’s office at the conclusion of the project and share their project through a faculty development program in the fall of 2023.

Grant Amounts: Applicants may request grants between $500 and $2,000.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2023

Please send the entire package (application form and all other required documents including support/recommendation letter) in a single email to:

Rima Aranha, Ph.D.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Provost, Graduate and Professional Divisions