The College of Arts & Sciences and the Center of Upper Peninsula Studies is pleased to announce the establishment of a fellowship program for full-time faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences.  Each fall and winter semester beginning in fall 2011 the College will award one fellowship consisting of a one course load teaching reduction.

The purpose of the fellowship is to promote the study of all aspects of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is open to any full-time faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences.  To apply for a fellowship applicants must submit a 4 page proposal (double-spaced, 12 point font) that: outlines the study's purpose, contains a literature review, and a statement that summarizes the study's significance.  The selected Fellow will be required to present the results of their research at the annual Sonderegger Symposium and submit a completed article-sized manuscript to an appropriate refereed journal. The proposals will be evaluated by a 3 person committee consisting of the Director of the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Associate Director of the Grants and Research Office (

The proposal along with a copy of the applicant's CV and a letter of support from the faculty member's department head should be submitted to the Director of the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies no later than January 31, 2011 for consideration for fall 2011 semester, and August 30, 2011 for winter 2012 semester.  If you require any further information bout the program, please contact Dr. Russ Magnaghi at 227-2512.