Center for Technology Enhanced Learning

CTEL Course Design Grants program

The Course Design Grant program is open to online courses that are not part of USM's Online programs. The goal of this competitive grant program is to encourage innovation in course design in academic programs across the University.


Proposal Process

A review committee will review all proposals. Up to four proposals will be funded per semester. Support includes opportunity to collaborate with a CTEL learning designer and a stipend of $2,000. Proposals are accepted as follows: Spring 2015:  April 1 - May 30, 2014 | Summer 2015: October 15 - December 15, 2014 | Fall 2015: January 1 - February 28, 2015.

Please download and complete the CTEL Course Design Grant - Request for Proposal and email it along with a draft copy of the course syllabus to Dr. Khusro Kidwai at

Additionally please complete and submit the following form:



Contact Dr. Khusro Kidwai, Director of Online Teaching and Learning, Center for Technology Enhanced Learning | | (207) 780-4540