New Course Development Funding Application

Awards in this category are intended to support new course development that specifically enhances women’s involvement in physical activity, movement, health or the female body in culture. For consideration, the sponsoring Department Chair must sign the application.

Who should we contact with questions regarding this proposal?

Applications for new course development support must contain the following information:

  1. A cover page with the proposal title, name(s) of the Faculty/Staff Sponsor and address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address for the contact person.
  2. A two-page proposal for the project.Within the two pages, the proposal must address:
    • How the proposed new course relates to women’s physical education, movement, health and the female body in culture.The potential impact of the project on women in general.
    • The purpose and activities of the course and when and where they will occur. A draft of the specific content or course syllabus should be attached.
    • A brief description of the unique contribution of the course in light of other campus offerings.
    • The anticipated number of women to be enrolled in the course and the expected age range.
    • Plans for ongoing support of the course.
  3. For consideration, the sponsoring Department Chair must sign the application.
  4. Using the attached Excel spreadsheet, detail the budget for the course. Describe how the requested funds will enhance the education of women on campus. Include a brief justification for each item being requested. Note any other sources of funding that will be supporting the course.
  5. If you have previously received support from this fund, you must provide a 1 page progress report for any projects still in process or a final report of the most recent project funded from this source.

The committee may contact applicants for additional information or interviews.

All components of the application, except the Excel Spreadsheet, should be merged into 1 PDF document. Submit the PDF and the Excel Spreadsheets with the following format for naming the files: Lastname_2019.pdf and Lastname_2019.xls(x)




Please see Budget Sample if needed.

Requests for travel funds should not exceed $1000 per person for domestic travel or $2000 per person for international travel.

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The Henry family has been a long time supporter to the School of Education. As such, we are exploring ways to highlight projects the grant supports. If your grant project is selected, will the Virginia Horne Henry fund support be acknowledged or highlighted? If so how?
All projects receiving support from this fund must notify the VHH Committee upon completion of the project and provide a 1 page final report within 60 days of completion. If you have an open project funded by VHH, please include a 1 page progress report with this application."
Progress Report/Final Report