Sponsor:  Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Sponsor Program Solicitation: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Funding Amount: $75,000

Status of this Limited Submission Opportunity

Closed - Submitting PI: Michael Pollastri (Chem)


NU Pre-Proposal Deadline: 12/10/2012
Sponsor Deadline: 02/10/2013

Eligibility and Nomination Requirements

Northeastern may make only one nomination annually for the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program. If you are interested in being considered for nomination, please contact Karen Drew (x4824) as soon as possible and by no later than 10 December 2012, submit a CV and 2-page pre-proposal following the format defined in the university’s Procedure for Programs with Limited Submissions.

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program is open to young faculty in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2007.

Awards are based primarily on the nominee’s scholarly research achievements as an independent faculty member. Other factors considered factors are awards and honors, publication of research achievements in leading journals, and success in attracting funding of research.

Funding Areas

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained within the first five years of their appointment as independent researchers, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching. Awardees are from Ph.D. granting departments in which scholarly research is a principal activity. Undergraduate education is an important component of the nominee’s activities. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides an unrestricted research grant of $75,000.