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Glasscock Internal Faculty Residential Fellowship Application

Applications due:

February 10, 2023


This fellowship is for an academic year. Funding is not normally available until September 1 of the fellowship year and activities must be completed by the 31st of August of the following year. (For example: AY 2022-23 runs 9/1/22 – 8/31/23)

The Glasscock Center for Humanities Research invites applications from tenured faculty members working in the humanities to apply for four internal fellowships for the 2023-24 academic year.  The Fellowships are designed to provide tenured faculty members release time to pursue a major research project.  Projects might include but are not limited to: book manuscripts, book chapters, major exhibitions, articles, and other high-impact research projects.

Successful faculty members will be considered fellows for the entire academic year, but the residential portion is for one semester.  Candidates should specify whether they are applying for the spring or the fall residency.  In order to be eligible, faculty may not have been on leave from the university (internally or externally funded) during the year prior to the fellowship year.  Preference may be given to those who have not received Glasscock leave support previously.

Internal Faculty Fellowships provide a one-course teaching release during the semester of residence (provided to the recipient’s department at the current rate of the College of Arts & Sciences), a $1,000 research bursary (which may be used at any time during the fellowship year), and an office in the Glasscock Center for the residential period. For recipients with more than a one-course teaching load, departments must agree to release the recipient from other teaching obligations.

Fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Glasscock Center by being in residence at Texas A&M University during the release semester and by relocating from their departmental office to the office provided in the Center.  Although the travel of fellows to conferences and workshops is encouraged, fellows should not undertake fieldwork or archival research during the residency period that takes them away from the university.  Also, faculty members may not have any major administrative or major service obligations during the residency semester.

Recipients of the award are required to participate in the Faculty Colloquium Series the year in which they hold the fellowship as well as present their own work during the semester in residence. Projects will be chosen on the basis of their intellectual rigor, scholarly creativity, and potential to make a significant impact in the candidate’s career and field.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Department Head must sign the application's signature page agreeing to release the Fellow from teaching during the designated residential semester in exchange for the Glasscock Center’s course buyout policy.
Applicant should also upload a current c.v. along with the required signatures form as a PDF.

If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of the application from the Glasscock Center by the application deadline, please call (979)  845-8328 or email glasscock@tamu.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

February 10, 2023

Applicants are normally notified of award decisions by three weeks from the application deadline.


We recommend answering application questions in a Word document and saving it for your records before pasting it into our form for submission.

Glasscock Internal Faculty Fellowship Application

  • Title of programTerm in which you received assistance: 
    Preference may be given to applicants who have not received major funding from the Glasscock Center
  • Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 50 MB.
    • *Required Documents:
      • A current c.v. of no more than three pages
      • Signature from your Department Head (Use *this* form to gather the necessary signatures.)

      Applications will be considered incomplete until all information has been received, at which time an e-mail confirming receipt will be sent to you.