Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Grant Name
Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching
Funder
Baylor University
Location
United States
Research Area
Education
Instructional Materials and Practices
Teacher Attitude
Deadline
November 1, 2021 (Expired)
Grant Size
Upper $275,000USD Lower $250,000USD The recipient of the Cherry Award will receive a prize of $250,000 and will teach in residence at Baylor University during the 2020 fall or 2021 spring semester; travel expenses and a furnished apartment will be provided. To further Baylor University's commitment to great teaching, the award recipient's home department will receive $25,000.
Contact Info
Robert Foster Cherry Award Committee Cherry_Award@baylor.edu
Website
Eligibility
Nominations should correspond with academic units engaged in undergraduate teaching at Baylor.Baylor faculty are not eligible for the award. Nominations are considered to be made by an individual rather than an institution; therefore, more than one person may be nominated from the same school. Only an individual nominator for each nominee is allowed.
Description
The Cherry Award program is designed to honor great teachers, to stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching, and to encourage departments and institutions to value their own great teachers. Eligibility Nominations should correspond with academic units engaged in undergraduate teaching at Baylor.Baylor faculty are not eligible for the award. Nominations are considered to be made by an individual rather than an institution; therefore, more than one person may be nominated from the same school. Only an individual nominator for each nominee is allowed.

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