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Distinguished Faculty & Graduate Student Seminars Guidelines

A UM Research Partnership Program

Deadline: February 21, 2014

Sponsored jointly by:
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the U-M Office of Research (UMOR)

These awards aim to enhance the intellectual climate for faculty and graduate student scholarship by sponsoring special seminars, colloquia, and distinguished visitor events. The opportunity for faculty and graduate students to spend time exploring topics of mutual interest, often with the benefit of interaction with renowned scholars from other institutions, has proven to be an excellent means for fostering collaboration and stimulating new research.

Participating Units

Any department, interdisciplinary program or school which has an approved doctoral program under the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies may participate.

Awards

Eligibility

Any member of the tenure track faculty and/or research scientist community may serve as the principal contact in making a proposal. Faculty are encouraged to include other members of the scholarly community, particularly doctoral students, in developing their proposal. A faculty member may serve as the principal contact for only one proposal. Those who have previously received a distinguished faculty and graduate student seminars grant must allow two years to pass before submitting a new proposal.

Review Process

A single, interdisciplinary faculty panel will review applications.

Selection Criteria

Successful programs will:

Application Form

Applicants should complete the application form and provide additional information as specified. Questions about the program or the application procedures should be directed to Kelly Coveleski in the U-M Office of Research at 764-7516 or via e-mail at kellycov@umich.edu.

Submission

Please submit the application form and additional information specifiedon or before February 21, 2014 to:

Kelly Coveleski
4080 Fleming Administration Building,
campus zip 1340

Awards will be announced by mid-April.