2018 CLSER Call for Fellows is a Go

2018 CLSER Call for Fellows is a Go

The Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research (CLSER) is pleased to announce the following 2018 available fellowships and encourages active University of Phoenix faculty to apply. Faculty must be members of CLSER for these scholarships. Applicants will be judged based on their subject matter expertise (SME) related to the call and reviewed on a first come, first serve basis until the awards are matched. The call includes the following categories:

Educational Research: Qualitative Study on Accreditation Standards of Rigor and Academic Excellence for Unique Capstone Projects in Doctoral Programs (1 Fellow)

$10,000

This fellowship is for an experienced qualitative researcher interested in engaging part of a larger doctoral education project, contributing a unique component focused on accreditation standards of rigor and excellence in capstone projects. The study will involve literature review, writing a proposal for IRB review, and conducting interviews. Once interviews are conducted, the researcher will then analyze for categories and themes, and write up a final article for publication and presentation.

Leadership Studies: 2 Tiered Fellowships with Senior Fellow Leading 5 Associate Fellows

$5,000 / 5 x $1,000 (These are stackable, meaning one can use the funds to develop
a proposal and later apply for another Office of Scholarship Support [OSS] teaching and research fellowship)

This is a group of fellowship opportunities, all focused on Leadership Studies. First, we are calling for a senior researcher (Advanced status with a track record of publication and presentation) who would be willing to mentor 5 associate fellows who are creating leadership studies or projects. Once the associate faculty project is completed, then senior fellow is also paid along with the associate fellow. The goals include: development of associate faculty projects, mentorship of associate faculty, development of relationships between faculty within leadership studies academic area.

Second, we are calling for 5 associate researcher faculty who wish to develop experience within leadership studies. Each researcher must complete either (a) a proposal for a study focused on leadership issues, or (b) a presentation to be given at a national conference. The fellow will be paid upon (a) passing of the study through IRB, or (b) acceptance to present at a conference. The study or presentation should be developed in conjunction with mentorship from the senior research mentor.

Active and Inactive Military (AIM) Special Interest Group: 2 Tiered Fellowships with Senior Fellow Leading 5 Associate Fellows

$5,000 / 5 x $1,000  (These are stackable, meaning one can use the funds to develop
a proposal and later apply for another Office of Scholarship Support [OSS] teaching and research fellowship)

This is a group of fellowship opportunities, all focused on active or inactive military personnel from any branch of the military (i.e., including, for example, the Reserves). First, we are calling for a senior researcher (Advanced status with a track record of publication and presentation) who would be willing to mentor 5 associate fellows who are creating AIM studies or projects. Once the associate faculty project is completed, then senior fellow is also paid along with the associate fellow. The goals include: development of associate faculty projects, mentorship of associate faculty, development of relationships between faculty within AIM studies.

Second, we are calling for 5 associate researcher faculty who wish to develop experience within AIM studies. Each researcher must complete either (a) a proposal for a study focused on AIM issues, or (b) a presentation on AIM to be given at a national conference. The fellow will be paid upon (a) passing of the study through IRB, or (b) acceptance to present at a conference. The study or presentation should be developed in conjunction with mentorship from the senior research mentor.

To be considered, please forward your C.V. coupled with a one paragraph summary indicating the type of fellowship you are vying for and why you believe you are best suited to deliver it to fruition. Email your materials to:  leadershipstudies@phoenix.edu