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Summer Stipend

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Applications for FYS Courageous Conversations Pilot are due BEFORE Noon on Friday, May 6, 2022.

For the application please write a document that includes the following five items:

1. Title and abstract of the project:

Please provide a title for the project and an abstract of 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 use on the site as well.

2A. Description of the project for course development or enhancement:

Please describe your project including objectives and procedures in a maximum of four double-spaced pages. Please include the following items:

  1. Provide a rationale for how the course serves department and/or university curricular needs. 

  2. State when you plan to teach the course within two academic years.

  3. If this is a course enhancement, include a copy of the current syllabus.

  4. Ask for an endorsement from the appropriate department chair/dean/program director/FITS director/Tenzer Director (this may be emailed separately)

  5. Include a brief description of your qualifications and experience for teaching this course (or related courses) and how the proposed project fits into the context of the development of your expertise in teaching.

2B. Description of the project for scholarly/creative work:

Please describe the project including objectives and procedures in a maximum of four double-spaced pages. Include a brief description of your qualifications for the project and how the project fits into the context of your professional development.

3. Specific product:

Describe the final product that will be submitted with your report by the first Monday of the fall semester.

4. Dissemination of recent FDC awards:

Please list your last competitive FDC award (Summer Stipend, Faculty Fellowship, Fisher Course Reassignment or Fisher Fellowship), and briefly describe your efforts to disseminate the product(s) to appropriate scholarly or creative audiences. If you hold current awards or are requesting funding for multiple projects, you should include a statement explaining the relationship between the projects.

5. Addition to the Application Guidelines (effective September 2021)

Each faculty member applicant must demonstrate thoughtful effort to deepen their understanding of the complex problems around race and racism in at least one aspect of their professional work: pedagogy and teaching, creative or scholarly work, or service. We welcome intersectional approaches that examine race and racism in relationship to other forms of oppression.

CHOOSE ONE (A, B, C or D) of the options in the following document to meet this new requirement: Funding Application Process Additions (effective Fall 2021)