The Research Initiative Award recognizes faculty members who have initiated a promising research agenda early in their academic careers.
Research Initiative Award recipients will receive a $500 award.
|Timeline for FY18 Research Initiative Award|
|Applicants submit materials to their college's Dean's Office||Varies by College|
|College deans submit nominations and completed application materials
to AVP for Research by the close of the working day.
|October 6, 2017|
|Announcement of awards||December 2017|
|Award presentation at Founders Day||February 15, 2018|
A complete application should include:
NOTE: Please be aware that reviewers of the Research Initiative Award nominees are colleagues with expertise in diverse scholarly fields. It is important to address each nominee's achievements with information clarifying how the work qualifies as outstanding in the particular discipline represented. (For example, scholarly activity in fine arts may be judged in quite different terms from scholarship in physics.)