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Chipo1The Creative Teaching Summer Fellowship provides support for labor-intensive teaching projects that are best undertaken in the summer rather than during the school year. The Fellowship provides a faculty member with up to $2000 to cover expenses connected to the project. All funds must be incurred between June 1 – September 1.  These funds may be used for materials, supplies, travel related to the project, conference attendance, or for a student assistant to work part-time on the project over the summer. Please note that student assistants must be paid according to the College Guidelines document. Meals are not funded unless incorporated in a conference registration fee.  Please provide a detailed budget including funds contributed by the department or other cost sharing.  Refer to the Accounts Payable website for reimbursement guidelines.  Be sure to include requested RPDG funds including the amount requested or received and what component of the project it is funding. JCCTL and the Provost are in communication to determine optimal funding to applicants.

This application can be saved as a Word document for editing.  Type your answers under each heading.  Applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Please submit this application to Paula Baer at by February 24, 2018.

Recipients of a JCCTL fellowship or grant must submit a written report at the conclusion of their project and be willing to make one or more presentations about their work in appropriate on-campus venues.


Summer Fellowship Recipients 

Summer 2017   

McKinley Melton, Assistant Professor of English
McKinley was awarded $2000 to cover expenses associated with travel to the United Kingdom to develop the course, Black London and “Bloody”
Liberation: Social Justice and the City, that will be offered in the Fall 2018 semester as part of the Gettysburg London program.

Sarah Sillin, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Sarah was awarded $1265 to cover expenses associated with attendance at the Center for Historic American Visual Culture (CHAViC) Summer
Seminar, “In Black and White: Race and American Visual Culture.” Learning more about how to incorporate visual culture into teaching will benefit two of Prof. Sillin’s courses.

Summer 2016

Chipo Dendere, Gondwe Scholar and Visiting Assistant Professor, Africana Studies
Chipo received funding to support bibliographic research in Zimbabwe with the goal of diversifying and expanding the reading lists for her courses on African politics.

Kim Spayd, Assistant Professor, Mathematics – Sciences
Kim received funding to support development of her new First Year Seminar, “Math as Muse: Exploring the Relationship Between Math and Art.”

Divonna Stebick, Associate Professor, Education
Divonna received funding to support the continued development of a database of Young Adult literature for her course, “Cultural Implications of Young Adult Literature and Media.”

Past Summer Fellowship Awards