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Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2017-18 nominations by April 20

From staff reports | Feb 21, 2017

Ohio University is seeking nominations for its 2017-18 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 20.

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 2017-18, applications will be solicited for Social and Behavioral Sciences and Physical Sciences and Engineering. (Application areas rotate every other year; for FY 2018-19, applications will be solicited for Arts and Humanities and Life and Biomedical Sciences).

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 20, 2017. Nominated faculty who wish to pursue the Presidential Research Scholars award must submit a full application by 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

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.