All tenured and tenure-track faculty at Amherst are eligible for this program.
Proposals for faculty partnership stipends should include the following elements:
- The name and institution of the faculty member proposed as a faculty partner or mentor. The proposed partner or mentor must submit a letter indicating a desire to participate in the partnership and whether a partnership grant will be sought from his or her home institution.
- The applicant’s updated curriculum vitae.
- A description (not to exceed 500 words) of the nature of the collaborative research or creative project or of the objectives of the mentoring relationship.
- A schedule of campus visits and/or professional conferences at which the applicant and faculty partner plan to meet.
- A budget for the partnership year.
Proposals for seminars should include the following elements:
- A description (not to exceed 500 words) of the seminar that includes its purposes and goals
- Current CVs for all participants
- A schedule and budget
Awards for these Mellon 8 programs will be based on the strength of the proposal and the quality and depth of the benefits that would result from the proposed scholarly collaboration or mentoring relationship.
Proposals for Faculty Partnerships and Seminars have a rolling deadline and will be reviewed by the Dean as they are received.
All recipients of Faculty Partnership and Seminar grants will be required to write a report (250 to 500 words) summarizing the work accomplished during time of the grant and its impact on the applicant’s scholarship, creative work, or teaching. This report is due to the Dean of the Faculty within 60 days of the completion of the grant.