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Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Development Scholarships

Call for Applicants/Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Development Scholarships

The application is now closed.

The Teaching Academy is offering several scholarships (up to $1,500 each) for faculty members interested in attending a conference dedicated to teaching and learning. All full -time professors of practice, full-time instructors, tenure-track and tenured faculty are eligible for this scholarship, but at least one will be earmarked for a non-Teaching Academy member. Applicants should submit a short statement (3 page maximum, including the cover page) with the following items:

  • Cover page with applicant name, title, date.
  • Conference details (including title, location, dates, costs/how you would spend the $1,500). *Travel must be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which concludes on August 31, 2019.
  • Justification statement:
      • What do you hope to gain from attending this conference? (1-2 paragraphs)
      • How will this conference impact your teaching effectiveness? (1-2 paragraphs)

Submit all applications online by November 16th, 2018 at midnight. 

Applications will be reviewed by the Lawrence Schovanec Scholarship Selection Committee from the Teaching Academy. Each year, all recipients of the scholarships will be expected to design and present a poster presentation at the annual John M. Burns Conference in the fall after their conference experience. Recipients may also be asked to serve on subsequent selection committees for the scholarship.

For questions about the scholarship, please contact committee chair Wendy Humphrey. For any questions about the online application, please contact Kerri Pike

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