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Continuing Contract Faculty Fellowship

Steinhardt Continuing Contract Faculty Fellowship

NYU Steinhardt is committed to ensuring that all members of the faculty have opportunities for professional growth and development. To that end, are offering the Steinhardt Continuing Contract Faculty Fellowship (CCF Fellowship) which can be used to expand or refresh the faculty member’s expertise, strengthen bonds and develop new skills and/or competencies to the field of practice. This Fellowship is intended to allow continuing contract faculty to engage in projects that are time and/or resource intensive and that typically cannot be accomplished while carrying a full course load.

What is the CCF Fellowship?

  • The fellowship offers relief from the equivalent of two (2) courses in a given academic year (including summer and winter sessions) or one (1) course and $5,000 of support for the proposed activities.

  • Course releases can be taken in one semester or across an academic year.

  • Will be awarded for the upcoming academic year.

Who is eligible?

  • The fellowship is available only to faculty classified as Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty as defined in the NYU Faculty Handbook.

  • Must be in good standing and have completed at least three years of continuous, full-time service as a continuing contract faculty member in the following position titles:

    • Teacher

    • Master Teacher

    • Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor

    • Music Assistant/Associate/Professor

  • Must have been awarded a three to five year contract.

  • Cannot be a previous recipient of the CCF Fellowship within the last 7 years.

How to Apply

  • Applicants will need to submit a brief (1-2 page) proposal describing:

    • The work that will be undertaken during the fellowship

    • How the time/resources will be used

    • How proposed activities will facilitate growth and development

    • A detailed budget IF requesting $5,000 (in lieu of a second course release).

The application window is now closed and will reopen late October-early November, 2024.

Additional Requirements

  • Eligible faculty applicants must meet and confer with their Department Chair regarding application, letter of support, and approval before submission.

  • Applicants should indicate how teaching and other department responsibilities will be handled during the fellowship period.

  • Applicants are required to maintain service obligations.