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Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2018-19 nominations by April 19

From staff reports | Feb 19, 2018

Ohio University is seeking nominations for its 2018-19 Presidential Research Scholars awards program, which recognizes mid-career faculty members who have garnered national and international prominence in research, scholarship and creative activity. Nominations will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19.

Each award recipient will receive $3,000 to be used at the scholar’s discretion as an honorarium or to support research or creative works.

For 2018-19, applications will be solicited for Arts and Humanities and Life and Biomedical Sciences. (Application areas rotate every other year; for FY 2019-20, applications will be solicited for Social and Behavioral Sciences and Physical Sciences and Engineering).

Nominees for the Presidential Research Scholars awards must be Group 1, tenured, full-time faculty from one of Ohio University’s campuses. Scholars must have been employed by Ohio University for at least three years.

Applications from nominated individuals will be reviewed by the Council for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (CRSCA) and previous Presidential Research Scholar recipients, with recommendations for selection given to the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity for final approval.

All faculty of Ohio University may submit nominations; faculty also may self-nominate.

Nominations must be emailed to research@ohio.edu by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Nominated faculty who wish to pursue the Presidential Research Scholars award must submit a full application by 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

For more information about the nomination and application process, as well as a list of previous recipients of the awards, visit https://www.ohio.edu/research/prs.cfm.

For additional questions, please contact Roxanne Male-Brune at 740.597.1227 or male-bru@ohio.edu.