Faculty Fellows Request for Proposals (RPF)
to engage in activities associated with student excellence
All materials must be submitted to the Chellgren Faculty Fellows Selection Committee
instructors, clinical, tenured and tenure-track from any department
The Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is pleased to announce this RFP for academic year 2023-2024 that will provide grants of up to $4,000 for Faculty Fellows to engage in activities associated with student excellence. This program provides resources and support for faculty to design academic courses, research projects, and other forms of creative work. Activities developed should sustain equity-oriented partnerships, organize novel opportunities for students to learn, and support faculty and students to implement ethical and rigorous participatory activities.
Benefits for Faculty Fellows
Resources: Each Faculty Fellow receives a one-time grant of $4,000, which can be used for summer salary, teaching/research materials, funding needs, or other appropriate uses, as determined by applicant and approved by Chellgren Center Selection Committee and Chair.
Membership in a professional learning community: Exchange ideas and intellectual support with other Fellows at the Center and beyond.
Grantees may be asked to present their experiences, provide consultation, or serve as mentors for faculty interested in the program (we are mindful of time commitments).
Faculty Fellow Requirements
Meet with Chellgren Center Director, Dr. Isabel C. Escobar, to identify discipline specific resources, materials, and model courses.
Participate in assessing outcomes of funding.
✔️ Grant proposal
✔️ Budget and narrative
Grant Proposal Requirements
Length: Three pages maximum, not including budget narrative, or syllabi (if applicable).
- Description of activity: Please provide a detailed description of the activity and how it will benefit students.
- Assessment: Please be prepared to provide a short description of a planned assessment strategy.
- Sustainability: Describe plans for sustainability.
Budget and Narrative Requirements (1 page)
Please provide a budget showing how you will use the $4,000.
Eligibility & Selection Process
The Chellgren Faculty Fellows Program is open to all faculty members (instructors, lecturers, clinical, tenured and tenure-track) from any department. Graduate students are not eligible. If instructors are applying as a team, each will receive the full grant (e.g. $8000 for a team of two instructors).
A completed application must be submitted electronically to the Chellgren Faculty Fellows Selection Committee via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 12, 2023.