Description Each year, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) offers 8 awards for graduate students with an interest in leading higher education. Awardees will have demonstrated leadership ability (or potential) in teaching and learning, and in the development of leadership in others. AAC&U is the national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education.
Award Amount Awards include travel, lodging, conference registration and a one-year affiliation with AAC&U.
Disciplines Open to all fields.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student. Working on Master's Thesis.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Requirements Nominees must hold student status in the month of January after the application due date. All doctoral level graduate students who are planning a career in higher education are eligible. Graduate students in fields where the Master's degree is the terminal degree, such as the MFA in art, are also eligible. A faculty member or administrator must nominate the student, with a supporting letter from a second faculty member or administrator. A statement from the student indicating how he or she meets the award criteria. CV. All award recipients are required to attend the conference AAC&U’s Annual Meeting (financial support is included).
Award Type Award/Competition
Contact K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Committee AAC&U 1818 R Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 (202) 387-3760 ext.425
Last Updated 7/8/2015 8:59:00 AM
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