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Immersion Scholar Grants

Details

· ISG proposal due dates will be announced at a later date.
· Full-time tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure track faculty are eligible to apply.  
· ISG terms are for two years.  
· ISG grant amounts will vary, but funding amounts requested should not exceed  $15,000 per year.  
· ISGs may include appropriate course release for the faculty member(s) involved  in the Immersion experience, depending on the proposal.  
· ISG proposals should be submitted via email as a single PDF to Dean Bonnie Dow   at  bonnie.j.dow@vanderbilt.edu.  

 

Proposals

ISG proposals should include four parts, in this order, combined in a single PDF:
 
1) The proposal narrative (500 words or fewer), which should include the  following:
 
· A title and brief description of the experience being proposed;  
· The faculty member(s) proposing to lead the experience (collaboration  
among faculty members is encouraged) and their qualifications for doing  so;  
· The Immersion pathway(s) to which the experience will be linked and  why;  
· What kind of planning and development for the experience (if any) is  required before it is launched;  
· The number of students that are expected to be involved or that can be  served by the experience, and whether specific students (within a major or  area of study) will be targeted;  
· Relevant coursework that could serve as part of the Immersion experience  for students;  
· A timeline for development and launch of the Immersion experience; and  
· The outcome(s) expected from the experience, including specific  knowledge gained by students and a description of the type of final project  that students will be expected to complete.
 
2) Budget Section
 
· A budget narrative (250 words or fewer) describing the categories of  expenses expected to be incurred, including expenses associated with  development of the experience; expenses associated with student  participation; and expenses that might be incurred by the faculty  member(s) leading the experience.  
· A rough budget, in Excel, indicating the total funds being requested.
 
3) Brief (no more than five pages) CVs for each faculty member involved in leading  the experience.
 
4) A brief letter or letters from the Department Chairs or Directors of all faculty  members involved in the proposal, indicating their support for the proposal and  how it furthers the teaching mission of the unit.
 
Please direct queries about ISGs to Dean Bonnie Dow at bonnie.j.dow@vanderbilt.edu.

2019 Grant Awardees

TITLE   FACULTY   DEPARTMENT(S)

Digital Approaches to Ancient Life: Archaeological Science

and Cultural Heritage at Caesarea, Israel

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Markus Eberl

Joseph Rife

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Anthropology

Classical & Mediterranean Studies 

 

Structural Characterization of Synthetic Polymers Using Mass Spectrometry

 

 

David Hercules

 

 

Chemistry

 

Exploring Multiple Facets of Environmental Issues and Land Use in Rural Brazil

 

 

Marisa Luisa Jorge

 

 

 Earth and Environmental Science

 

Immersion at the Emergent Technology Lab

 

 

Ole Molvig

 

 

VIDL, History

 

The Vanderbilt Family: Art and Architecture Patrons in the Gilded Age

 

 

Kevin Murphy

 

 

History of Art

 

Forensics in Peru: Using Forensic Science and Film Studies

to Document Genocide and Foster Remembering

 

 Tiffiny Tung

Claire Sisco King

 

Anthropology

Communication Studies 

 

Undergraduate Research on Conflict and Collective Action Lab

 

 

Emily Hencken Ritter

 

 

Political Science

Art Revolution: International Avant-garde Movements

 

 

Irina Denischenko

Christoph Zeller

Jana Harper

Mark Hosford

 

 

GREES

GREES

Art

Art 

 

Soccer: Media, Art, and Society

 

 

Lutz Koepnick

 

 

GREES

 

From the Mind to the Page

 

 

Elizabeth Meadows

Jana Harper

Elizabeth Covington

 

 

Curb Center, English

Art

English