Grants

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Seed Grant Application

CELIA provides a limited number of seed grants to faculty to develop or pilot projects relating to collaborative and innovative projects and approaches to education and/or leadership in the arts. Grants up to $2,500 in research support, and are typically for one or two semesters. For more information, please contact Dr. Hank Dahlman, Director.

Seed Grant Awards

Benjamin Montague

Associate Professor of Photography
Recognition Year: 
2015-16
Benjamin Montague is an Associate Professor in Photography at Wright State University. He received his MFA from the University of Delaware and his BA from Marlboro College.

Tracy Longley-Cook

Associate Professor of Photography
Recognition Year: 
2014-15
Tracy Longley-Cook (b. 1973, Coronado, California) has her BFA and MFA in photography from the University of Washington (1997), and Arizona State University (2007), respectively.

Alpana Sharma

Professor of English and Women’s Studies and Graduate Director of English
Recognition Year: 
2014-15

Alpana Sharma is Professor of English and Women’s Studies and Graduate Director of English at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She received her Ph.D.

Steven Bognar

Recognition Year: 
2013-14
The Dayton Art Institute has partnered with the Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) and WYSO 91.3 to present the exhibition Reinvention Portraits: Photographs by Julia Reichert & Steven Bognar and the Reinvention Collaborative, on view June 30 – September 29.

Shengrong Cai

Recognition Year: 
2013-14

Voices from Multiple Perspectives: International Students’ Academic English Proficiency Development when Transitioning from English Language Programs to Academic