Description

The MSU Wiley Award for Meritorious Research and Creativity is one way of recognizing one MSU faculty member who has made a single, especially significant research achievement or who has a recent body of research work, either of which should be the product of extensive, mature research activity.

Eligibility

All faculty

Sponsor

Charles and Nora Wiley Family and The Office of Research, Economic Development and Graduate Education

Award Amount

$2,000

Selection Criteria

The nomination may be stimulated by a single, especially significant research achievement or by a recent body of work, either of which should be the product of extensive, mature research activity. Typically, the nominee will be someone who has attained the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Nomination Materials

  • In addition to the nomination letter, there shall be a maximum of two letters of support, which the nominator shall obtain and submit, with his/her letter. One of these letters of support shall be an external assessment of the research under consideration.
  • The nominating letter and the letters of support should speak to the significance and lasting effect of the nominee’s research achievement, i.e., what contribution has this work made, has the work held up, and how?
  • The potential recipient of the Wiley Award shall have no role in the nominating process.
  • Nomination materials should include a cover letter and a current vita.

Contact

Mai Allen, Office of Research, Economic Development and Graduate Education, 994-2891, naon.allen@montana.edu