Research Management Group (RMG)

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

**Limited award for assistant professors with UTL faculty appointments in the chemical sciences-chemical sciences-including biochemistry, chemical engineering, and materials chemistry-and be appointed no earlier than mid-year 2013. Undergraduate education is an important component of the nominee's activities. See eligibility.

# of Stanford nominees: 1

Internal Dean of Research Office Deadline: Tues., Dec. 4, 2018, 5 p.m. (see internal submission guidelines below)
Sponsor: Feb. 7, 2019


Current Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars (link to PDF file):
Stanford had a recipient in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017:

Amount of Funding
$100,000 unrestricted research grant. Of the total amount, $7,500 is for departmental expenses associated with research and education.
Charges associated with indirect costs or institutional overhead are not allowed. Defrayal of academic-year salary is not permitted. Funds are normally expended over a period of five years


Program description
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment (see below), and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program is open to academic institutions in the States, Districts, and Territories of the United States of America that grant a bachelor’s or higher degree in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering.


Selection Criteria



By Tues., Dec. 4, 2018, 5 p.m. please email one PDF file of the following, in the order requested, to:

Jeanne Heschele
Dean of Research Office limited submission program coordinator

File name: Last name_Camille_Dreyfus_2019.pdf

You do not have to prepare a budget or work with your institutional representative (CGO/OSR) for the internal selection process.

1) Title Page
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.-Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Project title:
PI name, title, department, address, phone, email
Date of the UTL faculty appointment approval by the Provost: Month, day, year

2) Nomination letter printed on your department letterhead by department chair addressed to Prof. Iain Johnstone and the Dean of Research Office Limited Program Review Committee members c/o Jeanne Heschele. Nominations must provide compelling evidence of the advance of important knowledge in the chemical sciences by the nominee. Further, the nomination should describe dedication and contributions to education in the chemical sciences, particularly with respect to undergraduates.

3) 3 page summary of the nominee’s research and teaching accomplishments and plans
Format: single-spaced, 1/2 inch margins, Use font size 12.

4) CV-limited to 5 pages, including a list of publications in which independent contributions and undergraduate coauthors are clearly identified. Research support should be indicated.

Selection process
Your proposals will be reviewed by the Dean of Research Office Limited Program review committee. That committee will select the nominee to represent Stanford.


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