Is your research shaping the Denver-metro region?
The TIAA Chancellor’s Urban Engaged Scholars award recognizes the outstanding contributions of CU Denver faculty to the Denver metro region through community-engaged scholarship. The award is open to all tenure and non-tenure track faculty (including lecturers). In addition to being recognized for their scholarship, recipients of the Chancellor’s Urban Engaged Scholar’s award will receive:
- Opportunities to share their research with the Denver community
- Coverage of their scholarship on CU Denver communication channels
- A monetary prize of $4,000
All applications should be submitted electronically and include:
- A letter of intent that briefly describes how the research or creative activity pertains to the Denver-metro region and define how it is community-engaged scholarship.
- A short curriculum vitae.
- Optional: statement of research or service to support your application.
All applications are due Friday, February 15 by 5 P.M.
The selection of the Chancellor's Urban Engaged Scholars awardees will be based on the following criteria:
- Scholarship addresses current urban issues in the Denver-metro region. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate an emphasis on current issues or needs in our community.
- Scholarship involves community partners in the Denver-metro region. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate the strength of community partnerships in research or creative activity.
- Scholarship is valuable to the academic community. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate academically relevant work that advances scholarship in one or more academic disciplines.
- Scholarship included graduate or undergraduate students. Preference will be given to applications that engaged CU Denver graduate or undergraduate students in scholarship or creative activity.
- Scholarship impacted (or will impact) the Denver-metro region. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate significant potential community impact on our community.