Our goal at the McKay School is that MSE students will

  • Value the divine identity of all God's children, including their own
  • Strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ as their Savior
  • Build connections within a covenant community
  • Identify truth and direction through revelation

MSE Internal Grants

MSE Internal Grant

Provides funding for faculty to conduct research or to mentor students.

CITES Fellowship Grant

Supports research conducted on CITES programs and initiatives, developed in concert with CITES Director. Up to $30,000 plus a faculty stipend.

MSE (BYU-PSP) Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grant

Supports teams of MSE/EPP faculty and PSP district personnel in long-term, mutually beneficial research. Up to $30,000 over three years.  Phase 1 Concept Paper due Feb 15 (see details pg. 2-3 for instructions); Phase 2 Full Proposal due July 15 (see template). RPP Concept Paper Workshop Slides

MSE Technology Project Grant

Support for faculty tech projects that require over 40 hours of development by MSE technology offices.

BYU (Non-MSE) Internal Grants

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Grant

Research must center on the American West. Awards, fellowships, and grants in a variety of categories to faculty engaged in a wide variety of disciplines.

Interdisciplinary Research Origination (IDR) Awards

Competitive award provides seed funding for interdisciplinary faculty teams to obtain preliminary data that leads to robust external funding proposals. Up to $120,000.

Scholarly and Creative Work Grants

Encourages and supports scholarly and creative work at BYU. All areas of scholarship or creative work at BYU are eligible for support. Up to $25,000.

Women’s Research Initiative (WRI) Grant

Support research and creative work focusing on women.

Research in Latter-day Saint Studies

Major research and writing projects, in any academic discipline, that examine the history, teachings, philosophy, or religiosity related to the Church and its members.

TechPrep Foundation

Foundation seeks to fund late-stage research projects that have commercial promise.

International Vice President Faculty Research Grants

Office of the International Vice President

The Office of the International Vice President has donated funds available to aid in faculty research projects in areas designated by the donor—Jordan, China, Ukraine, Mongolia, Vietnam, and Native American populations. Proposals will be reviewed twice per semester: September 30, November 30, January 31, and March 31. Notifications will be made approximately two weeks after each deadline. Applicants will be asked to provide a budget up to $5,000, an abstract, a project description, a brief literature review, methods and research questions, expected outcomes, and anticipated impacts.

Contact Information for the MSE Grants Team

Lynette Christensen, Research Administrator

149-E MCKB


Steven Christensen, Controller

201-C MCKB