Deadlines for faculty and staff

February 8, 2016  

Here are some deadlines for nominations, applications and such for West Lafayette campus or University matters. This list is limited to things potentially involving faculty and staff from numerous sectors of the campus or University. (Listings may be derived from Purdue Today articles or Purdue news releases. Other submissions are welcome. Send by Wednesday; list updated on Monday. Contact:

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* = Student awards and opportunities for which faculty-staff nominations are invited or needed, or about which faculty-staff communication to students is appreciated.

Service-Learning Faculty Grant Program. Applications due Feb. 12. Grants by Center for Instructional Excellence for senior mentors (faculty experienced in service-learning) and junior fellows (faculty new to service-learning). URL:

* Flora Roberts Award (outstanding senior woman) and G.A. Ross Award (outstanding senior man). Nominations due Feb. 12. Office of the Dean of Students. URL: Roberts Award.html

* Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium. Proposals due Feb. 19. Theme: "Digital Education: Are You Really Ready?" (Event is March 24.) URL:

Morrill Awards. Nominations due Feb. 23. Recognition of outstanding career achievements by West Lafayette campus faculty members "who have excelled as teachers, researchers and scholars, and in engagement missions." $30,000 prize. URL:

Mortar Board faculty-staff awards. Nominations due 11:45 p.m. Feb. 25. (1) Helen B. Schleman Gold Medallion. For faculty member or administrator. (2) Rose Awards. A surprise dozen roses for up to 12 clerical and service staff "who always go above and beyond." URL:

* Mortar Board student awards. Nominations due 11:45 p.m. Feb. 25. (1) Dean Betty Nelson Award for community service; one for a student and one for a student organization. (2) Tip of the Cap Award honoring particularly valuable members of student organizations who are not in major leadership roles. URL:

Five scholarship of engagement awards. Nominations due Feb. 26. Office of Engagement. The awards are the Faculty Engagement Scholar Award, Corps of Engagement Award, Faculty Engagement Fellow Award, Staff Engagement Award and the Christian J. Foster Award. Awards announced March 31. URL:

Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning. Applications and nominations due Feb. 29. Two awards administered by Digital Education, one each for credit and noncredit distance learning activity conducted through Purdue. URL:

APSAC individual professional development grants. Applications due 11:59 p.m. March 1. URL:

* Student proposals for inclusion in Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement. Abstracts due March 1. Articles in three categories to be published. URL:

* U.S. Borlaug Fellows Program in Global Food Security. Applications due 11:59 p.m. ET April 11. For U.S. graduate students to receive international research grants for topics related to USAID's Feed the Future initiative. Six months, one year or two years. Notification by June 1. URL:

Director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.  No deadline specified for nominations or applications. URL:,-nominations-sought-for-director-of-regenstrief-center-for-healthcare-engineering-position.html

Bravo Award. Recognizing and rewarding employees' "extraordinary performance which produces a measurable outcome." The program authorizes each unit to determine its own nomination and award process. URLs: and 


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