Center for Teaching Excellence
Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern Faculty Development Awards

Georgia Southern University prides itself on its diverse, teaching-focused faculty. Each year the Center for Teaching Excellence oversees recommendations for privately-funded teaching awards:

The Faculty Development Committee is pleased to announce the availability of funding in support of faculty development activities by faculty members. Funded by the University, the programs are designed to provide time and resources for the enhancement of the teaching-learning process with emphasis directed toward classroom instruction.

Disclaimer: If you do not receive a notice that your proposal has been received within 48 hours after submitting, please contact the CTE office at 478-0049 or email: cte@georgiasouthern.edu.

Click on the tabs below for guidelines for the following award opportunities.

Professional Travel

Application Deadlines for the following academic terms are all at 5:00 pm on the particular date specified:

  • Fall: September 30, 2019 (for travel between November 2, 2019 and March 1, 2020)
  • Spring: January 24, 2020 (for travel between March 2, 2020 and June 13, 2020)
  • Summer: March 27, 2020 (for travel between June 14, 2020 and November 1, 2020)

Funds are available to support professional travel for conference and professional meetings directly related to updating knowledge of the discipline and enhancing your professional development as a teacher-scholar. Please read the Awards for Professional Travel Guidelines prior to completing the application form below. Download application for professional travel. Please note that this is a NEW fillable Adobe Acrobat FORM. ALL proposals must be submitted using this form. You MUST download and save the file to your local computer. Then open the file with Adobe Acrobat Professional, complete the form, and save it prior to submitting. Adobe Acrobat Reader will NOT work.


Requirements for Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty members are eligible.
  • The applicant should not refer to a co-presenter or other potential beneficiary of funding by name. It is the applicant’s responsibility to maintain confidentiality.
  • Recipients of awards are not eligible for awards within the same category the following year.
  • No member of the Faculty Development Committee may receive a faculty development award or an Award for Excellence in Instruction while he or she serves on the committee. Nor may he or she nominate someone for the award or write a letter of recommendation for a nominee for the award during this term of service.

Intellectual Property

Please note that the receipt of any award used for the development of creative and scholarly works and new materials, devices, processes, or other inventions which may have commercial potential is governed by the Georgia Southern University Intellectual Property Policy. University personnel are required to provide the Provost with a project disclosure on forms provided by the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs.

Submissions

Submit proposals to: Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) inter-office mail: P. O. Box 8143 email: cte@georgiasouthern.edu

Summer Stipend

Application Deadline: February 7, 2020

Awards of $3000 (salary, purchase, or reimbursement) each will allow faculty members to upgrade skills in the discipline, to develop innovative teaching strategies, to devise new courses/significantly revise existing ones, to plan significant curriculum changes, or to pursue other creative projects that affect the instructional process. Download application for development of summer award. Recipients of the award receive payment of award in August.


Requirements for Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty members are eligible.
  • The applicant should not refer to a co-presenter or other potential beneficiary of funding by name. It is the applicant’s responsibility to maintain confidentiality.
  • Recipients of awards are not eligible for awards within the same category the following year.
  • No member of the Faculty Development Committee may receive a faculty development award or an Award for Excellence in Instruction while he or she serves on the committee. Nor may he or she nominate someone for the award or write a letter of recommendation for a nominee for the award during this term of service.

Intellectual Property

Please note that the receipt of any award used for the development of creative and scholarly works and new materials, devices, processes, or other inventions which may have commercial potential is governed by the Georgia Southern University Intellectual Property Policy. University personnel are required to provide the Provost with a project disclosure on forms provided by the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs.

Submissions

Submit proposals to: Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) inter-office mail: P. O. Box 8143 email: cte@georgiasouthern.edu

Excellence in Instruction

Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2019

Designed to recognize and reward faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the teaching-learning process at Georgia Southern, the Awards for Excellence in Contributions to Instruction are presented to full-time faculty members. Recipients are selected from persons nominated by faculty, administrators, and/or students. Once selected, recipients will receive further instructions.

Download nomination application.

ALL proposals must be submitted using this form. You MUST download and save the file to your local computer. Then open the file with Adobe Acrobat Professional, complete the form, and save it prior to submitting. Adobe Acrobat Reader will NOT work.

Requirements for Eligibility

  • Full-time faculty members are eligible.
  • The applicant should not refer to a co-presenter or other potential beneficiary of funding by name. It is the applicant’s responsibility to maintain confidentiality.
  • Recipients of awards are not eligible for awards within the same category the following year.
  • No member of the Faculty Development Committee may receive a faculty development award or an Award for Excellence in Instruction while he or she serves on the committee. Nor may he or she nominate someone for the award or write a letter of recommendation for a nominee for the award during this term of service.

Intellectual Property

Please note that the receipt of any award used for the development of creative and scholarly works and new materials, devices, processes, or other inventions which may have commercial potential is governed by the Georgia Southern University Intellectual Property Policy. University personnel are required to provide the Provost with a project disclosure on forms provided by the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs.

Submissions

Submit proposals to: Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) inter-office mail: P. O. Box 8143 email: cte@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 9/19/2019

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