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JACOB E. NYENHUIS INDIVIDUAL or COLLABORATIVE FACULTY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 6, 2015 - 8:00 A.M.
Program Description: The Jacob E. Nyenhuis faculty development summer research grant program is funded through the generosity of many donors who have established a collection of endowed funds to support faculty and, in some cases, their student collaborators in their development as scholars. The program is named for Provost Emeritus Jacob E. Nyenhuis, whose diligent efforts to promote faculty scholarship have resulted in a climate of scholarly excellence notable for a liberal arts college that prioritizes teaching as its highest purpose.
Award: $4,000 maximum/person for up to 8 summer weeks
Who is Eligible?
Who is Ineligible?
HOW TO PREPARE YOUR PROPOSAL
Cover Sheet: All fields must be completed.
Proposal Narrative: Provide a brief but comprehensive, clear description of the proposed work without jargon. The proposal should not exceed 4 pages with a minimum font size of 11 points and must include these sections:
Submission: Electronically submit your proposal to the Office of the Provost (firstname.lastname@example.org). WORD or PDF files created by a PDF-maker, not scanned, are acceptable. Receipt of your proposal will be acknowledged via email. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within two days of your submission please contact Lannette (x7970 or email@example.com).
Review and Selection Criteria (adapted from NSF, NIH and NEH guidelines):
Review Committee: The review committee consists of the members of the Status Committee and the Deans' Council.
Notification: Award notifications will be sent by mid-February.
Final Report Deadline: September 14, 2015. The report must provide evidence that the stated objectives were met. Submit electronic copies to the Office of the Provost (firstname.lastname@example.org), your dean and department chair. A final report from any previous Nyenhuis award must be on file in the Provost’s office prior to reapplying.
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