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Kauffman Foundation to Award Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants

on November 28, 2011 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Foundation today released a formal call for nominations and will again award up to seven Junior Faculty Fellowship grants to faculty members in the United States whose research has the potential to make significant contributions to the body of literature in entrepreneurship.

The Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research was started in 2008 and is one of three academic recognition programs established by the Foundation to help build a body of respected entrepreneurship research and make entrepreneurship a highly regarded academic field. The other programs are the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship.

Each Fellow's university will receive a grant of $40,000 over two years to support the research activities of the Fellow.

Nominees must be tenured or tenure-track junior faculty members at accredited U.S. institutions of higher education who received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree between Jan. 1, 2007 and Dec. 31, 2010. For more information or to nominate a qualified junior faculty member. All nominations must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. CST on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Nominees will then have until 5:00 p.m. CST on Monday, March 12, 2012 to complete their online applications for consideration for the fellowship.

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