Student Success Grants

Obtain a Student Success Grant to improve your students' outcomes

Access to Student Success funds is being made available by the Provost’s Office to improve student outcomes in at least one of the following categories:

  • Successful entry into ACC
  • Successful course completion (Grades A-C)
  • Completion of developmental education
  • Completion of College gateway courses
  • Persistence from one semester to the next
  • Completion of college certificates and/or degrees
  • Successful transfer (after completion of at least 15 SCH at ACC)

This year (2015), the Provost’s Office is encouraging proposals that will lead to:

  • Development of TSI preparation materials
  • Development of individualized and streamlined developmental education curricula for math and integrated reading and writing
  • Creation of level-one workforce certificates incorporating I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) strategies
  • Development of courses (or adaptations of existing ACGM courses) for specializations/certificates in program areas such as :
  • African-American Studies
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Latino/a Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Women and Gender Studies
Who can apply?
  • Deans
  • Full-time Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Professional-Technical Staff

Other college personnel can participate on grant development teams but are not eligible to submit applications.

What can be funded?

Personnel (stipends or release time), contractual services, equipment, software, supplies, and travel.

NOTE: If work products are not delivered, the final stipends will not be paid and alternative work assignments must be repaid.

What are the funding limits?

The maximum award allowable is $10,000 (without additional approval)

  • Honoraria is limited to $1000 without additional approval
  • Faculty stipends will be calculated at the instructor’s hourly rate
  • Request release time in terms of LEH
What is the length of each award?

SSF Grants will fund 6 month and 12 month projects

  • 6 month projects are due July 15, 2015
  • 12 month projects are due December 15, 2015
What is the timeline?
  • October 2014 – Student Success Fund Grants Announced
  • October 30, 2014 – Information Session - Webinar
  • November 20, 2014 – Information Session - Webinar
  • December 12, 2014 – Information Session - Webinar
  • January 12, 2015 – Application Deadline - grants can be submitted any time prior to the deadline
  • January 13, 2015 – Proposal Review begins
  • January 14, 2015 – Notification to grant applicants
  • January 28, 2015 – Grant Recipient Project Meeting
What are the requirements for grant recipients?
  1. provide a monthly status report describing if the project is on schedule, within budget, and progressing as planned.
  2. submit payment requests listing work hours and providing samples of work or materials funded.
  3. provide evaluation reports 4 and 8 months after project implementation

Student Success Grants Webinar Recording

  1. December 12, 2014