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Apply for Illinois SCOERs

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries of Illinois (CARLI) is pleased to announce the availability of its application for the creation of Open Educational Resources (OER) for courses that focus on “The Human Condition: Care, Development, and Lifespan” for Illinois SCOERs (Support for Creation of Open Educational Resources.) This project is Fully funded by a $1.08 million grant to the University of Illinois System/CARLI, from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) in the U.S. Department of Education.

CARLI will award a minimum of eight grants as part of Illinois SCOERs. Each applicant team may request up to $60,000.

CARLI recommends that interested parties fill out the Illinois SCOERs Intent to Apply form prior to March 1, 2022.

For detailed information and to access the application materials, view the Illinois SCOERs Notice of Funding Opportunity

CARLI will host informational Zoom workshops to discuss the grant and to walk future applicants through the application process. These workshops will be held:

December 14, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm Register to attend.

January 18, 2022 from 2-3:30 pm Register to attend.

January 26, 2022 from 10-11:30 am Register to attend.

Attending a workshop is not required. Each workshop will cover the same information, interested people need only attend one session.

Completed application packets should be emailed to the Project Director, Michele Leigh. The submission deadline for the completed application packet, including all requested documents, is April 1, 2022.

For more information visit our project website.

For the most up-to-date information, join the Illinois SCOERs email list.

The contents of this web page were developed under a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.