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Faculty Fellowships to FIU


2015 Summer Faculty Fellowship

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)

Florida International University (FIU)



Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) announces fellowships for research and development at Florida International University (FIU) during the 2015 summer session. The Summer Faculty Fellowship provides a stipend of up to KD 3,000 in support of GUST faculty activities including research, writing, and program development. The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs administers these funds with the guidance of the applicant's College Dean and Head of Department.


Nature and Purpose of Fellowship

The GUST Summer Faculty Fellowship is designed to recognize exceptional faculty contributions to the university and the academic community through commitment to scholarship, research, and creativity.  The Summer Faculty Fellowship acknowledges outstanding work by GUST faculty members and encourages fellowship recipients to share that excellence with colleagues, students, and the academic community.  Specifically, the purpose of the fellowship is to support collaborative research between GUST and FIU faculty.


Criteria for Consideration

Candidates for the Summer Faculty Fellowship should be full-time GUST faculty members, and employed at GUST for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interested faculty must have exhibited genuine interest in scholarship, research, and creativity; maintained high standards of quality and integrity among academic peers; fostered interest and involvement of students and colleagues in scholarship and creative work; and demonstrated a significant contribution to scholarship, research, and creativity at GUST. Candidates should also have established linkages with FIU faculty and should have a coherent intellectual project for pursuit during the fellowship.


Procedure for Applications

The faculty member should submit his/her proposal, application (attached in this email), CV and letters of support to the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs by the established deadline

(Sunday, February 15, 2015).  The proposal must have the approval of the Head of Department and the Dean. 


Selection Process

The President will appoint members of a selection committee, which will be chaired by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.  The Vice President for Academic Affairs will solicit advice from the GUST liaison office at FIU as to the suitability and coordination of the proposed fellowships.  After review of the applications, the Selection Committee may request additional information and/or schedule interviews with prospective fellows.  Fellowship recipients must submit a two page final report by Sunday, October 25th, 2015.


Announcement of Recipient

The recipient(s) of the 2015 GUST Summer Faculty Fellowship will be announced by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs in March 2015.


Please submit all the required documentation along with your application form in the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (room W2-209).



  •          For more information, please find attached the 2015 FIU Faculty Fellowship Regulations in this email, as well as the 2015 FIU Faculty Fellowship Application Form.