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  • Locations: Various, Various
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter/J-Term
  • Restrictions: Liberty applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
LU Serve Program?: No
Program Description:
Supports professional development opportunities for faculty involved in teaching and/or mentoring undergraduate residential students in research and scholarship. These funds support travel related to developing an effective and well-informed research program (see Section IX of the QEP).

Eligibility Information
  • Applicant should be a faculty member teaching residential undergraduate courses.
    • CLB Adjunct faculty teaching residential undergraduate courses are eligible to apply.
  • Applicant should currently be involved in research mentorship or instruction. Provide course number and description or description of research collaboration with undergraduate residential students.

Evidence of commitment to research
  • Provide a curriculum vitae that demonstrates specific examples of participation in research and scholarship and contributions to the applicant’s field in these areas or the potential to contribute in the future.
  • Provide evidence of the faculty member’s preparation for research.
    • Novice researchers should demonstrate experiences which qualify them for further development in pedagogical practices related to research and scholarship or research knowledge in a particular subject area.
    • Experienced researchers may apply for support for professional development opportunities related to knowledge and skills in their specific area of research and should be able to demonstrate experience in their stated area of research.
Evidence of impact of proposed opportunity on faculty's ability to influence student learning
  • Provide action plan on how the professional development opportunity will contribute to the applicant’s upcoming involvement in research mentorship/instruction. 
  • Articulate how the award will help the applicant grow in his/her research mentorship/instructional skills, capabilities, and knowledge.
    • Note: award can support professional development related directly to pedagogical approaches in research mentorship OR research knowledge and skills impacting student learning.
Follow-up expectation
Faculty receiving this award may be asked to present the knowledge and skills gained through this experience and/or how it can impact student learning in the area of research and scholarship at a CTE or CRS Faculty Workshop.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 08/25/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/15/2019 08/25/2019
Fall 2019 12/20/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter/J-Term 2019 01/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2020 05/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 08/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 12/20/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.