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Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

Grants to USA Academic Institutions to Support the Teaching
and Research Careers of Young Chemical Scientists

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/06/20 Receipt

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories institutions of higher education to support the teaching careers and research efforts of young faculty working in the chemical sciences. Consideration is given to the nominee's awards and honors, ability to attract funding for research, and published research achievements.

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 in the early years of their appointment and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching. 

The Foundation seeks Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars who demonstrate leadership in research and education. Nominations must provide compelling evidence of the advance of important knowledge in the chemical sciences by the nominee. Further, the nomination should describe dedication and contributions to education in the chemical sciences, particularly with respect to undergraduates.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181702

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides an unrestricted research grant of $100,000.

Term of Contract:

Funds are normally expended over a period of five years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grant program is open to academic institutions in the States, Districts, and Territories of the United States of America that grant a bachelor’s or higher degree in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering.

Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2014.

Awardees are from Ph.D. granting departments in which scholarly research is a principal activity. Undergraduate education is an important component.

Institutions may submit only one Camille Dreyfus nomination annually.

Renominations are accepted.

Eligible costs:
Of the total grant 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.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 6, 2020
Announcement: early May 2020

All nomination materials, including the letters of support, must be received at the Foundation office by the deadline noted above.

Three letters of support should be sent directly to the Foundation from individuals who know and address the nominee’s accomplishments as an independent faculty member. No more than one letter may be from a former mentor. The letters of support should not be received with the nomination package, but instead should be sent as a PDF to the email provided below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominate a scholar online: https://tc.uniquewebservices.net/

Send all the nomination materials as a single PDF to: programs@dreyfus.org.

Procedural questions may be directed to the Foundation office by telephone at 212-753-1760 or to the email above.

555 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022-3301
(212) 753-1760
admin@dreyfus.org

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