To be eligible for this program, faculty must:

  • There are no time limitations for receiving a Ph.D. (or Master’s degree, if teaching at an eligible community college) when applying to this program.
  • Preference will be given to early career faculty (although all faculty will be considered), with early career defined as one of the following:
    • No more than seven years since receipt of Ph.D. degree as of the application deadline;
    • No more than seven years since receipt of Master’s degree, if teaching at an eligible community college as of the application deadline;
    • If more than seven years since receipt of graduate degree, then less than seven years of teaching experience at a postsecondary institution as of the application deadline.