Faculty Study Grants
These grants allow faculty or administrators to attend a relevant conference or conduct research in the relation of faith and learning to their work at Concordia.
Grants range $500-$1,000
Faculty Research Teams
Conduct research with other faculty members or students in the area of faith and learning.
Grant is $3,000
Faculty and Administrator Discussions
Meet with other college professionals to discuss a faith and learning book or topic.
Grants range $500-$750
Creative project proposals of various funding amounts are invited. Feel free to submit an exploratory idea.
Faculty Mentoring: Join other faculty for a year of monthly dinner discussions regarding the relationship of faith to work. This program is in its 13th year.
Faculty Publications: The Dovre Center can assist you in publishing your work in faith and learning, such as in the ELCA’s “Intersections,” or attend related conferences.
Advanced Faculty and Administrator Study Seminars: Offered each semester, these monthly dinner discussions build upon experience in earlier programs and focus on issues of current relevance to the college and community.
Faculty Spiritual Retreats: Past retreats have been held at Blue Cloud Abbey in South Dakota and Waldsee, the German Language Village.
Lutheran Heritage Seminar: Travel with other faculty and administrators to Europe to trace the footsteps of Luther and the events leading to the Reformation.
Lutheran Academy: Attend a two-week faculty seminar at Harvard University. This program, directed by Dr. George Connell at Concordia College, aims to produce collaborative research and publications related to Lutheran higher education. A $3,000 stipend is available to cover transportation and housing.
Regional Conferences: Attend conferences and present your work on topics relevant to Lutheran higher education, in conjunctions with Lilly network schools.
Vocation of Lutheran Colleges Conference: This three-day summer conference at a sister college covers a variety of topics relating to Lutheran higher education, in collaboration with the ELCA program unit on vocation and education.