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Mary Todd Sabbatical Award

About the Award

In honor of former Executive Director Dr. Mary Todd, the Society will honor one faculty member with a $50,000 award to support a sabbatical year or similar reassignment of duties.

Timeline

Aug. 15, 2023: Application portal opens.

Oct. 1, 2023: Deadline for applications

Nov. 15, 2023: Recipients will be notified

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Eligibility

  • The applicant must have be accorded the release time for sabbatical/other leave from their current institution and will follow their institutional guidelines. Applicants may apply pending approval from their institution.
  • The applicant must be seeking funding to support the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • The applicant must have been initiated to Phi Kappa Phi by Oct. 1, 2018.
  • The applicant must be an active member of Phi Kappa Phi with current dues paid as of Oct. 1, 2023.
  • The applicant cannot be a sitting Phi Kappa Phi board member, divisional vice president, member of the Mary Todd Sabbatical committee or Society employee.

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on applicant letter addressing the significance of the proposed research or other scholarly project and the relevance of the proposed activity in contributing to Phi Kappa Phi's mission of recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others.

Application Process

You will submit your application through our online portal. You will be required to submit your current CV and a letter addressing the significance of the proposed research or other scholarly project and the relevance of the proposed activity in contributing to Phi Kappa Phi's mission of recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others.

Resources

For FAQ and additional applicant resources, click here.