Office of Academic Affairs invites submissions for fall awards, grants

By Staff

The CU system Office of Academic Affairs is soliciting submissions for its fall slate of awards and grants.

President’s Fund for the Humanities Grant

The President’s Fund for the Humanities (PFH) Grant promotes the research and scholarly activities of faculty in the arts and humanities at CU. Successful proposals for the PFH program describe a well-developed scholarly or creative project rooted in the arts and humanities with clear and feasible outcomes. Proposals selected for funding will receive up to $15,000.

Eligibility: Proposals must be authored by full-time CU tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, clinical teaching faculty. Visiting faculty members are not eligible for the PFH program. There are no disciplinary restrictions on applicants so long as the work fits solidly within an artistic/humanistic framework

Deadline: Apply by Nov. 13. Learn more here.

Thomas Jefferson Award

The Thomas Jefferson Award is sponsored by an endowment provided by the McConnell Foundation and from a bequest by Harrison Blair. It honors students, staff and faculty members whose achievements demonstrate superior performance in their normal work or scholarship and notable participation in humanitarian activities.

Ideal candidates demonstrate:

  • broad interests in literature, arts and sciences, and public affairs;
  • a strong concern for the advancement of higher education;
  • a deeply seated sense of individual civic responsibility; and
  • a profound commitment to the welfare and rights of the individual.

Eligibility: Full-time CU faculty members with the rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, senior instructor or instructor, full-time CU students and full-time CU staff. Self-nominations are not allowed.

Deadline: Nominate by Dec. 1. Learn more here.

Questions? Contact the Office of Academic Affairs.