Welcome and thank you for your interest in applying to become a research fellow for the Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research. Please use the links listed below to review the Call for Fellows.
If, after reviewing this guide in full, you have questions, please contact the Research Chair for this Center directly.
The Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research (CLSER) would like to announce our call for proposals for our 2019 Fellowships. There will be a number of different types of Fellowships, with Fellowship funds ranging from $500 to $5,000. Please complete the proposal in InfoReady, and your proposal will be reviewed for awards come January 2019. Note that all Fellowships will run between January and August of 2019, with Fellowships requiring completion of all output by August 31, 2019 in order to align with UOPX funding cycles.
Types of Fellowships
1. Writing Fellows: These individuals commit to writing at least one blog each month for the CLSER site (7 blogs in all - starts in February), and additionally will submit one piece to the Phoenix Scholar between January and August of 2019. Topics must be on Leadership and/or Educational Research. Amount: $2,500. 3 Writing Fellowships available.
2. Research Labs: These individuals will commit to leading a Research Lab within CLSER. Labs will include active studies which will include at least one doctoral student scholar with the purpose of helping teach & train doctoral students the skills of doing research . Research Lab Fellows will be required to communicate with, engage, and bring on student scholars. Labs may be led by more than one faculty member (Fellow), but funds will be divided by the leaders of the Lab. by engaging live studies Amount: $2,000 ($1,000 each if 2 leaders). 5 Research Lab Fellowships available.
3. Special Interest Group Fellows: These individuals will help lead the SIGs which CLSER helps lead. Four SIGs will require a Fellow this cycle: Research Methodology Group, Active and Inactive Military, Leadership Studies, Higher Education Research. Duties may include: preparing charter for SIG for OSS, communicate with potential members, organize and hold SIG monthly meetings, coordinate with Research Center leadership, perform additional duties as needed for SIG operations. Amount: $5,000. 4 SIG Fellowships available.
Fellowship funds will be disbursed every 2 weeks until the end of the fellowship period (for example, if $2,000 then divide by number of payments left until Aug. 31 at 2 pay periods per month, and that will be the amount for each pay period) , assuming continual engagement and output on the part of the Fellow.
NOTE: Through working with the Dean, we can now offer academic review (AR) credit for those who , not just for those who are awarded. The reasoning is that by applying for a fellowship you are demonstrating your active engagement within our scholarly community AND in your professional practice. Thus, it can definitely be worth your effort to apply. for a fellowship apply
All the best!
Ryan Rominger, Ph.D. and Erik Bean, Ed.D.