University Research Awards

Each year Western Carolina University presents internal awards to recognize the outstanding work being done on campus by our faculty.  The purposes for these awards are described below. The Office of Research Administration assists with the application process.

Please click on the links below for full application instructions.

University Scholar Award - 2014 - 2015 Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The University Scholar Award is designed to recognize research and creative activities. This award is given to a faculty member who has achieved a position of prominence in his or her discipline through creative research activities. Examples of distinguished achievements include art exhibitions, works of art, fine arts performances, literary works, research, publications, and grant receipts. 
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Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award -  2014 - 2015 Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award provides four awards of $5,000 each for support of research and creative activities. 
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Hunter Scholar Award - 2014 - 2015 Date has been rescheduled - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New Revised Deadline - Friday, January 31, 2014 

This award is jointly provided by Hunter Library, Graduate School and Research, Educational Outreach, and the Office of the Provost. The Hunter Scholar Award provides release time and other resources to support research primarily using library collections.

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