FAQs - Fellowship Awards
Who may apply for Fellowship Awards?
Permanent instructional staff and Lecturers with a Certificate of Continuous Employment.
When may I apply for a Fellowship Award?
After six years of continuous full-time employment.
Do Fellowship Award leaves count as service towards tenure?
What types of Fellowship Awards are there?
- A full year at full pay
- A half year at 80% pay
- A full year at 80% pay
Although very few full-pay awards are approved by the University
For what purpose are Fellowship Awards granted?
For the following purposes:
- For research (including study and related travel)
- For improvement of teaching
- For creative work in literature of the arts.
What is my obligation if granted a Fellowship Award?
To serve the University for at least on year after the expiration of the leave and upon return to submit a written report outlining the work accomplished during the period of the leave to the Department Chair, Provost and President.