Research and Scholarship Support

Research and Scholarship Support

St. Catherine follows through with it's mission to emphasize intellectual inquiry through research and scholarship support.

Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities Grants support educational improvement as well as research, scholarship and creative activities among faculty.

Projects include, but are not limited to, student-faculty collaborations; the advancement of discipline-based knowledge; collaborative projects involving multiple faculty, departments, institutions, or communities; creative works; teaching and learning; pilot projects.

Collaborative Research

Collaboration is an integral aspect to academic research. There are a variety of collaborative research grants available. Learn more »

Faculty Development Grants

There are a variety of faculty development grants available. Learn more »

Scholar Circles

Scholars' Circle provides an opportunity for members of St. Kate’s community to share their intellectual discoveries and work in progress. Scholarly work is defined broadly to include pedagogical research, artistic work, creative writing reading, conventional academic work, etc. It provides a venue to get quality feedback from colleagues across many disciplinary perspectives, as well as provide an opportunity for faculty to practice presentations they may be bringing to a conference in the near future.

Scholar Circles is sponsored by the Academic Professional Development Committee (APDC). Contact APDC for more information.

Scholars’ Retreat

Five-day off-campus retreat for faculty to work on scholarship. Email Academic Affairs or call 651.690.6500.

Salon of Scholars


Discussion group to discuss books and articles about education issues. Email Academic Affairs or call 651.690.6500.

Travel Grants

Travel grants support conference attendance and presentations of scholarship as well as curriculum development. Learn more »

Writing Awards, Grants and Resources

From writing grants and prizes to retreats there are many resources to support academic writing. Learn more »

St. Kate's Library

Find additional information at the St. Kate's library »