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The Learning and Teaching Resources Committee is charged with allocating philanthropic funds from the Thomas E. Ricks Endowment to the faculty. The committee has representation from each of the six colleges. Committee members are encouraged to be active advocates for finding and promoting exceptional projects among the faculty in their college. If you have any questions about writing your proposal, please contact the committee member from your college.
The Thomas E. Ricks Endowment supports the BYU-Idaho faculty in their enrichment, retraining and teaching efforts. This blesses the lives of the faculty, as well as the students. The endowment also honors the man primarily responsible for the founding of BYU-Idaho.
Grants can be used to:
·Broaden Knowledge - Grants allow faculty to gather valuable expertise to share with the larger faculty and to instruct the student body.
·Conduct Research & Share Creative Works - Grants allow faculty to share their works and findings at professional conferences and workshops.
·Recertify & Develop Professionally - Grants provide funding to obtain industry certifications and training that impact classroom activities.
·Master Dynamic Content & Keep Relevant - Grants help faculty keep up-to-date in their fields so curriculum will remain current.Thomas E. Ricks grants provide periodic rejuvenation and revitalization to faculty and support the faculty in their mission to provide a quality education for students.