The curriculum development award provides one-month of salary support during the summer for non-tenure track faculty to participate in activities that will enrich curriculum and advance the teaching mission of the University of Texas at Austin and the College of Fine Arts. Applicants must justify how their proposed activities will positively impact their teaching and UT students.
To apply, use the Graduate School Awards System in UT Direct. Select “Fine Arts Curriculum Development Award 2021” from the drop-down menu next to “Summer Research Assignment”. Applications are due by October 14, 2021. A representative jury of fine arts faculty members will review the applications and make a recommendation to the dean. Awardees will be announced in December 2021.
- Abbreviated, two-page, curriculum vitae
- Summary statement of proposed activities:
- Definition of the project
- Plan and method of proposed work
- Statement of impact on UT students and/or curriculum
- Brief summary/list of previous support
College of Fine Arts tenured faculty, tenure-track faculty, Distinguished Senior Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, and those in the Practice or Instruction series, of any rank, are eligible to apply for the Fine Arts Curriculum Development Award.
The award recipient must return to normal duties at The University of Texas at Austin for at least the academic year following the award period. If the recipient does not return to normal duties the College of Fine Arts will seek to recover the value of the award.
Example 1 (559 kb pdf)
Example 2 (392 kb pdf)
Page last updated: 8/31/2021