The Provost’s Research Fellowship provides a one-course release for both fall and spring semesters to a tenured faculty member to allow her/him to concentrate on research, scholarship, or creative work.
Selection of the award recipient is based on demonstrably outstanding accomplishment and potential for continued excellence in research, scholarship, or creative activity.
A subcommittee of the Research Council will review the fellowship applications and forward its recommendation to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity for approval.
To be selected as the Research Fellow is an appointment of distinction. The process of seeking the appointment is competitive and will provide the Research Fellow both recognition and an excellent opportunity to pursue compelling research, scholarship, or creative activity. Please note that recipient cannot receive this award concurrently with any other internal award.
Date sequence is as follows:
Call for Proposals: January 15, 2014
Application Deadline: March 20, 2014
Award Determination: April 21, 2014
Award Announcement: May 2014
Materials can be found at: http://usm.maine.edu/researchadmin/provost-research-fellowship