Call for Proposals

Deadline for Submissions: Monday, February 12, 2024


PoH Proposal Review Team

Proposals will be reviewed by the following team members:

  • Dr. Monica Bartlett, Faculty Director, Chair, Department of Psychology (Primary Contact)
  • Dr. Yolanda Gallardo, Dean, School of Education
  • Ridge Bynum, PoH Program Coordinator

Questions? Contact Ridge Bynum,



Gonzaga University students (undergraduate or graduate), faculty, and staff are eligible to apply for PoH funding. Students are required to have a faculty member from their respective department sponsor their submission.


Maximum Funding Allocation



Deadline to Spend Funds

May 31, 2024


Maximum Awards per Academic Year

Currently, our office can fund six proposals at $2,000 each. More awards may be given depending on the requested funding from proposals and if excess funds are available.


Required Documents for Submission

  1. Completed submission form
  2. Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approval (if needed)
  3. Itemized list of funding needs
  4. Supplemental documents as needed to outline your initiative and/or project 


Preference Given to Projects That

  1. Clearly articulate their alignment with the PoH mission
  2. Outcomes that benefit our communities (i.e., Gonzaga U, the Spokane community)
  3. Include Gonzaga University students as co-authors or research assistants on the project
  4. Have plans to disseminate the work/project (i.e., out-ward facing results such as presentation, workshop, or publication)


Post-Award Requirements

If granted funding, our office requires that applicants engage in one of the following:

  1. Offer a presentation (e.g., Lunch and Learn) of your research and/or project to students, faculty, and staff
  2. Create a free, downloadable resource for community members based on your work
  3. Provide a free training and/or workshop for community members (GU and/or local) that enhances attendees skills and abilities to serve diverse audiences

This list is not exhaustive and applicants are encouraged to develop alternative ideas that best highlight their work and align with the mission of our office. A member of our team will follow-up with awardees to determine which requirement is most suitable to their respective project. This requirement must be met by the end of the 2024 – 2025 academic year.


Proposal Submission