About the program

The ENHANCE CAS funding program supports the research, scholarship, and creative activities of faculty members from disciplines with less substantial start-up funds and limited extramural funding opportunities.  

  • Humanities and Social Science faculty members (e.g. tenured, tenure-track, research, prof. of practice)
  • Maximum $5,000. Funds are available to support up to 30 proposals per year.
  • Three rounds of awards are considered each year with the following deadline dates: November 15; March 15; July 15.

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Final report

Funding is valid upon notification of the award and available for one year from the notification date. A one to three page written report is due within four weeks of the program funding end date and must summarize the activities and accomplishments.  This report is also required for the reimbursement of travel expenses.  

Email the report to:


  1. Go to NuGrant
  2. Select “Create New Application”
  3. Select "ENHANCE CAS"


Fall 2015 (October)

Kwakiutl Dreher English
Michael Dodd Psychology
Vanessa Gorman History
Amy Burnett History
Carole Levin History
Iker Gonzalez-Allende Modern Languages
Patrice McMahon Political Science
Ingrid Haas Political Science

Summer 2015 (May)

Maureen Honey English
Emily Kazyak Sociology
Damien Pfister Communication Studies
Julia McQuillan Sociology
Marco Abel English
Jody Kellas Communication Studies

Spring 2015 (February)

Effie Athanassopoulos Anthropology 
Melissa Homestead English 
Timothy Schaffert English
Guy Reynolds English
David Cahan History
Ikuho Amano Modern Languages 
Albert Cassullo Philosophy 
Colin McLear Philosophy
Courtney Hillebrecht Political Science
Alice Kang Political Science
Sergio Wals Political Science
Debra Hope Psychology
Rose Holz Women's and Gender Studies

Fall 2014 (October)

Stephen Lahey Classics
John Turner Classics
Sidnie White Crawford Classics
Peter Capuano English
Roland Vegso English
Sharisse Stenberg English
Gerald Steinacher History
Iker Gonzalez-Allende Modern Languages
Jose Eduardo Gonzalez Modern Languages
Dona-Gene Mitchell Political Science
Elizabeth Theiss-Morse Political Science
Alice Kang Political Science
Dawne Curry History