Faculty Professional Development Research Incentive Program

Research Incentive.

  1. Schmidthorst College of Business faculty members who have published in a journal included in the UTD 24 or FT 50 or rated 4* on Schmidthorst College of Business Journal List will receive [$5,000] or a course release in consultation with the Department Chair.
  2. Articles published in a journal rated 4 on the list will receive [$2,500].
  3. Articles published in a journal rated 3 on the list will receive [$1,500].
  4. Articles published in a journal rated 2 on the list  will receive [$500).

Time Period. The incentive program applies to publication which has final acceptance date occurring during the period August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024.

Approved Journal List. Departments may petition to have journals included on the list. Individual faculty may also petition for journal inclusion for publications which have final acceptance date after August 1, 2023. The guideline for journal inclusion petition can be found in Journal Impact Determination and Review Policy approved by CARP.

Professional Development Funds.  The funds from the incentive program can be used for research supplies and support activities, conference attendance, research-related travel,  professional development courses, and software/hardware purchases subject to approval by BGSU ITS.  The BGSU Collective Bargaining /agreement prohibits use of these funds for salary enhancement. These funds will be tracked and may be used by a faculty member within five academic years after receiving the funds.

How to Apply. When your article is accepted, complete the Research Incentive Program form. The information that you enter will also be used for communication to the College. Submissions will be accepted from August 1, 2023 to July 31, 2024.

Adopted by the Schmidthorst College of Business
Bowling Green State University
Approved by CARP 9/29/2022

Updated: 09/11/2023 09:40AM