The Microsoft Faculty Fellowship recognizes innovative, promising new faculty members, whose exceptional talent for research and innovation identifies them as emerging leaders in their fields. The 2020 award include $100,000 USD awarded annually for two years. Full program details are available at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/faculty-fellowship/.
Microsoft will accept a maximum of two nominations from RIT. Please see the program details for eligibility information.
Faculty interested in being nominated should provide the following:
- The information requested in the Nomination tab.
- A draft statement of research, limited to two pages.
- A draft list of awards, grants and other information requested in the Proposal tab.
- A curriculum vitae
Internal nomination information is to be submitted through https://www.rit.edu/research/srs/node/1766 by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019. Please upload two separate files:
- Submission Information: Containing nomination information, statement of research, list of awards and other information, and
- Curriculum Vitae
Microsoft will accept nominations through Monday, September 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Vice President for Research will make the nominations.
RIT nominees will have until Friday, November 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time to submit their proposal.