Big XII Faculty Fellowship Program

The University of Kansas is participating in a program to stimulate scholarly initiatives through creation of an academic community within the institutions in the Big XII Athletic Conference.  The Big XII Faculty Fellowship Program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to member institutions to exchange ideas and research.  Faculty may work on collaborative research, consult with faculty and students, offer a series of lectures or symposia, acquire new skills, or take advantage of a unique archive or laboratory facility.  

The Big XII schools include: Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas; University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma; University of Texas at Austin, Texas; Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; and West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

The Big XII awards for 2017-2018 have been distributed. Please check back in the fall 2017 for information about how to apply for an award during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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