Call for 2013-14 Outreach Award Proposals

The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee is seeking proposals for the 2013-14 faculty outreach awards. Individual faculty applicants may request up to $8,000 for each project; interdisciplinary or interdepartmental faculty groups may request from $8,000- $24,000 for a single, collaborative outreach project.

The 2013-2014 proposal guidelines and the online submission form can be found at http://outreachawards.colorado.edu. Proposals must be submitted by Monday, April 29. Please review the guidelines in advance of your submission and send any questions via email to outreach@colorado.edu.

The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee, comprised of faculty and community members from many disciplines, oversees the award process. Last year the committee awarded funds to 42 individual and interdisciplinary outreach and engagement projects that served communities, K-12 constituents, and citizens with limited access to university programs.

Since 1999, the Committee has supported more than 500 faculty projects. These awards have been made possible through contributions made by the Offices of the Chancellor and the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.

Proposed outreach projects should extend faculty members’ research, teaching, and creative work. Outreach and engagement is defined as the ways faculty, staff, and students collaborate with external groups in mutually beneficial partnerships that are grounded in scholarship and consistent with our role and mission as a comprehensive, public research university. Applicants are encouraged to review the campus definition of outreach at http://outreach.colorado.edu/about/outreach-definition.

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