Marywood University/University of Scranton Cooperative Grant Program


The faculty and staff of the University of Scranton and Marywood University are invited to submit proposals for projects to be funded by the Cooperative Grant Program. Proposals will be judged by the following criteria:

  • Ability to foster communication and collaboration between/among faculty members of the two institutions;
  • Probability of forging strong relationships through shared experiences;
  • Ability to mutually enhance the schools' academic records and reputations;
  • Congruence with the missions of both institutions by providing seed funding for research scholarship or practical applications related to the schools' service mission to the community; and
  • Feasibility for implementation to be completed in a 12 month period.


Proposals will be accepted from any discipline area in any of the universities' colleges.  Funds may be used for research, clinical, or service projects.  Awards will be made to paired teams of University of Scranton and Marywood University faculty and staff.

DEADLINE May 30, 2014

  • AWARDS will be made in late June; funds will be available from July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015.
  • Range of awards: $5,000-$10,000. In the past, three to five annual awards have been made.
  • Required Cover page


For questions, information or to submit application please contact:

Maria Montoro Edwards, PhD, CRA
Assistant Vice President for Research
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Marywood University
Keith J. O'Neill Center for Healthy Families, 211A
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Tel: 570-961-4775 (e-mail submission preferred)