The Dean of Faculty and the Levitt Center are pleased to invite Hamilton College faculty members to apply for several awards focused on the development or revision of courses to support the educational goals of the College. A brief description of the various awards is below.
Social Innovation and Transformative Leadership Course Development Grants: These grants are intended to broaden the offering of courses that incorporate the theory and practice of leadership. Three grants will be awarded. Each grant will provide $2,500 for the development of a new course, plus up to $1,500 for materials and travel expenses. An additional stipend of $1000 will be provided after the course has been taught twice. These grants aim to advance the recommendations of the Campus Planning Committee on Outcomes and support Hamilton College’s educational goal of a curriculum that fosters ethical, informed and engaged citizenship. More information and link to application
SHINE and VITA Course Development Grants: These grants are intended to broaden the offering of courses that incorporate experiential learning in the community. Three awards will provide $750 apiece for faculty members who integrate Project SHINE into an existing or new course for the first time. Two additional grants will provide $750 per grant for faculty who integrate VITA into an existing or new course for the first time. These grants aim to support Hamilton College’s educational goals of a curriculum that fosters ethical, informed, and engaged citizenship; and understanding of cultural diversity. More information and link to application
Courses may be taught in any department, and topics and pedagogies may vary. It is expected that faculty will teach a course in their field of study that helps students gain the academic knowledge and relevant skills needed to address persistent social problems in an effective, innovative, and meaningful way.
Please send applications and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will consider applications on a rolling basis beginning June 1 until a final deadline of June 30, 2014.