Faculty Fellowships (Summer Stipend, Fall/Spring at Full Salary, Academic Year at Half Salary) are awarded to tenured and non-tenured tenure track faculty in accordance with University Statute 4-05.10.
Eligibility Language Changes to University Statutes Approved by Board of Trustees Spring of 2015
Retroactive to Fall 2011 or the semester in which the last Fellowship was taken, whichever is more recent for a given faculty member, the opportunity to hold an Academic Year Faculty Fellowship accrues over time. Faculty members earn one Faculty Fellowship credit per semester; they earn the right to submit one Faculty Fellowship Application once they have accrued seven credits. If a faculty member takes a semester fellowship at full pay, seven credits are removed from the faculty member's "Faculty Fellowship Bank." If a faculty member takes two semesters at half pay, seven credits are removed from the faculty member's "Faculty Fellowship Bank." If a faculty member takes two semesters at full pay, fourteen credits are removed from the faculty member's "Faculty Fellowship Bank". Unused credits may be used for future Faculty Fellowship Application. Faculty with a sufficient number of credits may apply for partial or full funding of a second consecutive semester on Fellowship. Faculty cannot take Faculty Fellowships for more than two consecutive semesters.
Fordham University's University Research Council considers the award of a Faculty Fellowship to be a form of University investment in a faculty member's future productivity, and therefore has an expectation that an awarded faculty member both (i) return to Fordham University at the conclusion of the Fellowship period; and (ii) acknowledge his/her receipt of a Fordham Faculty Fellowship in any outcomes that result (e.g., publication).