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College Of Education Awards

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Earl B Notestine Award

Description - Dr. Notestine was a long-time member of the College of Education and served as Associate Dean for Academic Services in the College of Liberal Arts. This award is to recognize, encourage, and promote meritorious contributions in the delivery of student services for the College of Education.

Nominations - Nominations are solicited by the Dean's Office and are due to the Dean's Office in February

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Dean's Award for Outstanding Faculty Scholarship

Description - An award to recognize a COE faculty member for their exceptional scholarly contributions.

Nominations - Nominations are handled at the department level. Each department forwards one nominee to the Dean's office. The COE Awards committee selects the winner.

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Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

Description - An award to recognize clinical and tenure-track faculty members who are outstanding university instructors. The winner of this award is the automatic nominee for relevant university teaching recognitions, including the Murphy Award and the Teaching Academy, the following year.

Nominations - Nominations are handled at the department level. Each department forwards one nominee to the Dean's office. The COE Awards committee selects the winner.

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Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Description - To help insure that the COE forwards a fully qualified and commpetitive applicant on to the Graduate School.

Nominations - Nominations are handled at the college/school level.

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Outstanding Service Award

Description - An award to recognize COE faculty and staff who have provided outstanding service to the College and its stakeholders. Up to four awards are provided annually.

Nominations - Nominations are solicited by the Dean's Office and are due to the Dean's Office in February. The COE awards committee selects up to four winners.

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Purdue Research Foundation Grants - Yearlong

Description - The PRF Research Grants are one-year awards made by the Office of the Vice President for Research to assist faculty who supervise Ph.D. research in the development of new or the continuation of ongoing research projects by providing support for a half-time (0.50FTE) PRF Research Assistantship.

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Purdue Research Foundation Grants - Summer

Description - About 40 PRF Summer Faculty Grants (PRF/SFG) will be awarded by the Purdue Research Foundation each year. Summer Faculty Grant awards enable successful applicants to continue full-time scholarly work during the summer and may not be held concurrently with any other appointment.

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Purdue Research Foundation Grants - International

Description - The purpose of the International Travel Grant Program is to assist Purdue faculty members in scholarly attainment by providing a portion of the travel costs to those who will have an active role (presenting papers or serving as officials) at recognized international meetings.

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Undergraduate Research Trainee Grants

Program Description

Research Experience - Each trainee works with a professor in Education for a period of two semesters in much the same manner as a graduate assistant. In assigning trainees to professors, consideration is given to the student's background and interests as well as to the professor's needs. The cooperating professors are encouraged to involve their trainees in as many of the tasks related to doing research as possible. These tasks include defining a research problem, creating research materials, collecting data, analyzing data, and writing research reports.  

 

Purdue University Awards

Charles B. Murphy Award

Description - The Murphy Award honors faculty members for outstanding teaching in all phases of the university's undergraduate instruction on the West Lafayette campus. It is Purdue's highest undergraduate teaching award and has been awarded since 1967.

Nominations - The winner of the COE Outstanding Faculty Instructor Award is the automatic nominee for the Murphy award the following year. Nominations are usually due to the Provost in February. For more information contact the Associate Dean for Learning.

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Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellene

Description - The Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., presented to Purdue University a generous monetary gift in honor of president Frederick Hovde. The gesture was made in appreciation of Dr. Hovde's 25 years of leadership to higher education in the state. The University established the Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to Rural People of Indiana. The Award is given annually to a Purdue University staff member and has a two-fold purpose: (1) to recognize outstanding educational contributions by a staff member to the well-being and progress of rural Indiana, and (2) to encourage continued achievement and service. The award carries with it an $800 cash prize and a plaque for the recipient. A permanent display bearing the award winners' names is in the Agricultural Administration Building at Purdue's West Lafayette campus.


Nominations - Any person currently an active member of the Purdue University staff with a record of outstanding achievement and service to rural Indiana may be nominated. Persons in all colleges, schools, divisions, and units of the University, including regional campus and field staff as well as those based at the West Lafayette campus, are eligible.

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Herbert Newby McCoy Award

Description - The Herbert Newby McCoy Award was established in 1964 by Mrs. Ethel Terry McCoy in honor of her husband, a distinguished Purdue alumnus.  The McCoy Award is awarded to researchers in the natual sciences who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues.  McCoy award winners are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee appointed by the president of the University.

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Service-Learning Faculty Development Grant Program

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Description - These $2000 grants are awarded by the Provost's Office. The program is designed for newcomers to Service-Learning - faculty members who have demonstrated promise and/or interest in innovative, student-centered instruction in their discipline, in cross-disciplinary collaborations and/or in community and societal engagement.
Nominations - The call for applicants comes from the Dean's Office. Applicants are asked to write a brief statement that speaks to the grant criteria and submit that statement along with their application. If more than one application is received, the College's Leadership Team will make the final determination on our submission.


 

Service Learning Faculty Fellows

Materials have not yet been provided.

Description - These $5000 grants are awarded by the Provost's Office to faculty who have demonstrated leadership and advocacy for service learning in their discipline. They are expected to have contributed to the scholarship of teaching and learning and to use their expertise to enable other Purdue faculty to make the same contributions.
Nominations - Faculty apply directly to the Provost's office for this grant, with a courtesy copy to their Department Head and Associate Dean for Learning and/or Engagement.


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Teaching Academy Fellows

Description - The winner of the COE Outstanding Faculty Teaching Awards is the automatic nominee for this award. Nominations are usually due to the Provost in September. For more information contact the Associate Dean for Learning.


Nominations - The winner of the COE Outstanding Faculty Teaching Awards is the automatic nominee for this award. Nominations are usually due to the Provost in September. For more information contact the Associate Dean for Learning.

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Teaching for Tomorrow

Description - The classes of 1944 and 1945 established this award to develop the teaching potential of the faculty. Each college can nominate two or more assistant professors and one senior faculty member. Each TTT fellow receives $1000 in professional development funds; each senior faculty team leader receives $2000 in professional development funds and $2500 to offset release time. Nominations are handled at the department level; nominees must address the university application requirements.


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