Requests for the Lyons Faculty Research Award grant must be in the Provost's office by 15 December or the nearest working day.

Type
Award for a scholar in the entire range of academic, professional, or artistic fields to engage in research, writing, exhibition, or performance. It shall not be connected with the attainment of an advanced degree.

Purpose
To encourage and support scholarly research, writing, and performance by Centenary College faculty. The award will provide funds for travel, supplies, and reagents. The award will not provide summer salary.

Eligibility
Full-time faculty members with at least one year of teaching experience at Centenary.

Application
Those who wish to be considered for the Charlton H. Lyons Faculty Research Award must submit to the Faculty Development Committee a prospectus which describes the purpose of the proposed project. This statement should offer specific details on the project, written at a level understandable by faculty colleagues. Candidates should send their proposals to the Provost's Office. The recipient will be notified by 1 February. Upon completion of the project, the recipient will provide a written report to the Provost's Office by 15 October of the semester following the award. Unsuccessful candidates will enter the pool of Faculty Research Grant Award.

Financial Data
The College will make one award of $2,500. Please submit a budget explaining your request with the prospectus. The award shall be payable after June 1 of the award year. Advances up to $2,000 will be made with approval of the Provost's Office. To claim reimbursement, you must submit original receipts within 60 days of incurring the expense.

Selection Panel
Faculty Development Committee.

Duties
The Faculty Development Committee and the Provost will generate interest in the award, encourage faculty to apply, review each proposal, interview finalists if necessary, and select a recipient. The President will confirm the selection. The Faculty Development Committee will only select a recipient whose project will bring honor and recognition to Centenary. In addition, small scale projects which can receive support from other funding sources will not be considered for this award.

Assistance
This grant replaces the Alumni Association Award to Faculty. The grant operates under similar guidelines. You may contact the Provost's Office for proposals from past years to use as a guide as well as a list of previous winners.
 

Previous Recipients of the Charlton Lyons Award

(formerly the Alumni Association Award)

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Edward F. Haas

Arnold M. Penuel

Brad McPherson

Edmond M. Parker

L. Hughes Cox

Earle Labor

Stanton A. Taylor

Robert Reynolds

Michael Hall & Barry Nass

Royce Shaw

Brad McPherson

David Jackson

David Throgmorton

Robert Frye

Sam Shepherd

Jeff Hendricks

Antonio Pizarro

Scott Vetter

David Hoaas

Scott Vetter

Dana Kress

Steve Shelburne

John Peek

Mary Barrett

Mark Fisch

Rodney Grunes

Yvonne Yaz

Lisa Nicoletti

Lisa Nicoletti

Karen Breuer

George Newtown

Scott Chirhart

Lisa Nicoletti

Michelle Glaros

Harold Christensen

Ken Aizawa

Jeanne Hamming

Lisa Nicoletti

Scott Chirhart

Scott Chirhart

Harold Christensen

Logan Sledge

Lisa Nicoletti

Spencer Dew

Sam Shepherd

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