This award recognizes faculty members who are acknowledged for (a) their research nationally or internationally, (b) their quality of scholarly work, and (c) their contribution to profession/discipline.
Individuals designated as Outstanding University Researchers will receive a $3,000 award.
|Timeline for FY18 Outstanding University Researcher 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 Outstanding Researcher 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.)
Each recipient receives $3000, payable as $1000 in salary and $2000 in operating funds. Funds must be expended by the end of the fiscal year in which the award is granted.