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UMFS Application Information

University of Missouri Faculty Scholars

Applications for the 2019-2020 cohort have now closed. Recruitment for the 2020-2021 UMFS cohort will begin on February 24, 2020 and conclude on April 12, 2020. At that time, digital applications will be made available. If you are interested in the program, we highly recommend speaking to your department chair about your potential involvement. A note of support from your chair will be required as a component of your application. If you have any questions about the application or any materials, please contact Steven Chaffin at

Eligibility Criteria 

  1. All UM System faculty members in their second, third, fourth, or fifth year at the University are eligible to apply. This includes tenure-track and NTT faculty.
  2. All applicants will be required to receive the approval of their department chair. The application requires that you upload a document (email, Word, PDF, etc.) indicating their understanding of the program, the time commitment involved, and their willingness to support you throughout your participation.

Reviewed 2019-08-24