Application and requirements

All K-State faculty and instructors are eligible to apply for a grant. The award may be used at the discretion of faculty to create or implement their open or alternate textbook. Faculty creating an open access textbook are encouraged to contact the Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship about publishing with New Prairie Press.

2021 - 2022 application deadlines

  • Friday, December 3, 2021
  • Friday, April 15, 2022
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Acceptable resources

The development or adoption of open/alternative resources might include any of the following or a combination:

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The below materials are not eligible for funding:

  • commercial e-text versions of an existing print textbook
  • textbook rentals
  • existing textbook alternatives already in use by faculty; the proposal must be a new project


Application and award information