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Mini grants for Graduate Instructors of Record and TAs

Graduate instructors of record and TAs may earn $500 to develop ways to include writing, thinking and critical thinking in the classroom.

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric invites graduate students who will be instructor of record or TAs in the fall to apply for $500 mini-grants to learn ways to use writing and speaking as modes of learning, as well as opportunities for thinking critically.

Grantees will participate in three days of intensive workshops, at the conclusion of the spring semester, to develop a plan for the fall semester. Grantees will provide a brief report of how they used writing, speaking, and/or critical thinking at the conclusion of the fall semester.

Candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Please use the following link to apply for the grant and direct all inquiring to Dr. Angela Green at

Deadline is April 16, 2021. Past grantees are ineligible to reapply for this grant.