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Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

Center for Leadership, Teaching and Learning (CLTL)

Center for Leadership in Teaching and Learning (CLTL)
Mini-Grant Awards
2018 Application Process

Award Description

The Center for Leadership in Teaching and Learning (CLTL) maintains the mission of promoting excellence and innovation in teaching and learning through inclusive, evidence-based, and student-centered practices. In accordance with its mission, the center invites faculty, staff, and student proposals for events and projects that seek to enhance diversity and inclusion-related pedagogical efforts within the Skidmore College community.

Awardees will receive a mini-grant to aid in the implementation of their project/event.[1] Interdisciplinary or cross-unit collaborative endeavors that work to benefit the Skidmore College community will be prioritized.

Interested and qualified faculty, staff, and students should submit a brief application that includes a proposal describing their anticipated event or project, a tentative budget, and a timeline for completion.

Application Information

To apply for a CLTL mini-grant, please submit:

A completed online application form and essay.

  • What is your proposed project or event? Please provide a specific description of the activities and responsibilities associated with your chosen project.
  • How does this project connect to the CLTL mission, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and work to benefit members of the Skidmore College community (and/or the surrounding area)?
  • What skills do you bring to this project that will assist in its implementation?

Selection Criteria

  • Relevance to the CLTL mission, with a focus on diversity and inclusion.
  • Quality of the application proposal, and feasibility of the project.
  • Attention to interdisciplinarity and/or cross-unit collaborations.

Additional Notes

  • Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Funded projects will be required to write up a brief summary of activities after the project has been completed.


[1] Please note that awards cannot be used to provide internal stipends to the applicants.