What you need to know

Listed below are some additional funding opportunities for MIT faculty in support of education. We encourage you to check with your department or school, particularly in the area of curriculum development, for other sources.

Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT)

The Council for the Arts supports arts projects in all disciplines, with grants that range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. CAMIT’s Grants Committee reviews applications from students, faculty, and staff three times per year. Awards are based on the quality and innovation of the project and on its potential for involving MIT students.

The Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) Grants in Education Innovation

The Jameel World Education Lab invites MIT faculty to submit proposals for J-WEL Grants in pK-12, Higher Education, and Workplace Learning Innovation that impact MIT education, with broad potential for impact in global settings and with global learners.

MIT International Science & Technology Initiatives (MISTI) — Global Seed Fund

MISTI Global Seed Funds enable MIT faculty and researchers to launch early-stage international projects and collaboration with colleagues abroad. Applicants are encouraged to involve MIT undergraduate and graduate students in their projects.

MITx in the Office of Digital Learning

MITx supports the use of digital learning tools and techniques in the delivery of residential programs and the development of free, openly licensed, scalable, MIT-quality courses to academically talented and well-prepared learners worldwide.

Office of the Vice Chancellor (OVC) curriculum development funds

The OVC will be reviewing proposals to support new subjects that assist students — particularly during their first year — in exploring major opportunities, fields of study, and possible future careers.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) — Internal Research and Funding Resources

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences provides a variety of funds for professional development, teaching, and research, as well as travel or for participation in conferences. Grant amounts vary and deadlines are throughout the year.