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AGENCY: The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

PROGRAM: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

OBJECTIVES: The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained within the first five years of their appointment as independent researchers, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

Please see the link to the program announcement below for further details.

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS: Institutions may submit only one Camille Dreyfus nomination annually. Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2007. Awardees are from Ph.D. granting departments in which scholarly research is a principal activity.

BU Internal Deadline: December 17, 2012
Nomination Deadline: February 10, 2013

FUNDING INFORMATION: The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award provides a $75,000 unrestricted research grant. Of the total amount, $7,500 is for departmental expenses associated with research and education. Charges associated with indirect costs or institutional overhead are not allowed. Defrayal of academic-year salary is not permitted. Funds are normally expended over a period of five years.

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
555 Madison Avenue, 20th floor
New York, New York 10022-3301
Telephone: (212) 753-1760
E-mail: programs@dreyfus.org
Web: http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/camille_dreyfus_teacher_award.shtml

INTERNAL REVIEW PROCESS: Each institution is permitted to nominate one individual. Faculty wishing to be considered for nomination should provide the following proposal material to India Adams, Office of Sponsored Programs, 25 Buick Street, Boston, MA 02215:

1. The candidate’s curriculum vitae (Maximum length: 3 pages)
2. A letter of nomination from the Department Chair or Dean which states the reasons for the candidate’s selection, and highlighting the candidate‚Äôs achievements.
3. A summary description, with references, of the candidate’s research accomplishments, and a description of future research and teaching plans. (Maximum length: 5 pages)

Nomination material will be collected and forwarded to the Office of the Vice President for Research for final selection. All nomination material should be received by Monday, December 17, 2012.

REMARKS: The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation requires the submission of an online nomination cover page for Teacher-Scholar Awards. Complete program guidelines and application material may be obtained from the web site listed above or from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Please distribute this notice to any faculty or staff members who might be interested in the information. For more information, please contact the OSP at X3-4365 or visit the OSP web site at http://www.bu.edu/osp.