Include a title and abstract of the project (should be no more than 300 words). This will be placed on the Faculty Development website and should be appropriate for a general audience. If you have any pictures that would help explain the project, we would like to have those for the site as well if the project is approved.
Provide the description of the project including objectives and procedures. You should also provide a brief description of how your project will enrich DePauw's intellectual community for our students and how it fits into your overall professional development plan. This description should be a maximum of 5 double-spaced pages (12-point font and 1-inch margins). Also include appropriate supporting documentation (e.g., letter from your chair/dean/program coordinator for curricular projects).
Explain the need for the TIME to complete the project, provide a timeline for completing the project and describe the final product of the project that you will submit to the Faculty Development Committee. Your Fisher Fellowship report and final product should be submitted by the first Monday of the semester following your fellowship. Note that you may also want to use this report and product as evidence of your work for other purposes, e.g., in your tenure or promotion file.
Include an expected budget for the project expenses.
Your Chair/Dean/Program Director should send an email to Terry Bruner (firstname.lastname@example.org) acknowledging that he/she has read the application and that he/she will work with you to determine the best time to take the semester reassigned time in relation to department needs should it be awarded.
If you are using human or animal subjects for this research, you will need to have IRB or IACUC approval before you begin data collection.