The mission of the Office for Scholarship Development and Academic Impact in the College of Education, Health, and Human Development is to provide a research infrastructure to support funded programs that enhance the College mission to serve the people of Montana and beyond in education, health and well-being.

Help with all phases of the grant process from developing funding ideas to managing projects awarded funding is available. Contact Mary Miles or Elizabeth Bird.

EHHD Faculty Handbook 

EHHD Student Internal Grant Opportunities

EHHD Internal Grant Opportunities 2023-2024

  • In FY24 we anticipate for Tenure Track faculty a single new very small seed-grant opportunity aimed at preparing full-scale external grant proposals.  Stay tuned.

EHHD Grant Activity - Current and Pending

EHHD Policies and Forms

Ideally submit the LOI form 4 weeks before your proposal is due and at least a week before you submit the ePCF (Office of Sponsored Programs' electronic Proposal Clearance Form) so any questions or concerns can be resolved early.
This DocuSign form is to be filled on-line.
Note:  The LOI is required for all external sources of funds payable to the institution on your behalf (e.g. including subawards, but not private consulting arrangements that bypass MSU).  LOIs also should be submitted for internal MSU grants except those invited by the EHHD Dean, or those submitted through the Department Head and Dean (such as Faculty Excellence Grants).

EHHD Research Reports



Biddy Bird Twitterings for Grant Success

EHHD-Relevant Grant Calendars

Motzer EHHD Interdisciplinary Research Seminar - Link to PDF


EHHD Panel Discussion Summaries:

 Professional Awards you may want to nominate for:


 Funds available for mentors to review your grant applications: 

We are offering faculty a new strategy to be successful with grant writing. EHHD will provide $100 for EHHD grant writers to offer to a successful grant writing expert in your field to review a draft of your grant proposal. Recently we heard of another university that used this strategy with great success. With a $100 investment, faculty were getting an amazing quantity of helpful feedback that increased their success rates. Here are the specifics: one $100 stipend per grant that you submit; provide the name and credentials to Mary Miles. You want to shoot for the biggest star in your area, and hopefully, when they read your stellar proposal they will also want to be a consultant for your project!  Eligible reviewers must not be MSU employees. When the review has been completed, please submit a brief invoice with information regarding the invoice amount ($100) name, email, and mailing address of the reviewer along with a current W-9 tax form so that payment may be processed (all sent to Mary Miles, [email protected]).

Research Computing Group (RCG): aims to provide affordable IT infrastructure to researchers. This is a collaborative effort between the ITC and the Office of the Vice President for Research to provide additional research-specific resources that lie outside the scope of ITC services.

See MSU Information Sheet for basic information required for proposal forms and budgets.


Community-Centered and Compassionate Scholarship Symposium

This September 2018 half-day event featured presenters from every MSU college sharing their scholarship related to community-based and/or compassionate initiatives. 


Cross-College Mental Health Scholarship Forum

This January 2017 half-day event featured presenters from every MSU college sharing their scholarship related to mental health.  The forum was sponsored by the VPRED.