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Fellowship to a USA or Canada Lighting Educator to Work in the Industry or at an IHE

Edison Price Fellowship Grant


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Geographic Focus
Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/08/24 Save

Grant Description
Fellowship of $20,000 to a USA or Canada lighting educator at an academic institution for the opportunity to work in the industry or at an IHE with an established lighting program. The program is intended to expand the fellow's knowledge of architectural lighting, thereby improving their instruction on the subject. The participant will spend a significant portion of a semester in the lighting industry working with a manufacturing or design firm, or at a college or university with a thriving lighting program working with an established professor.
In preparing the proposal, the applicant should carefully address the following:
  • The proposer must be actively engaged in lighting education at an academic institution.
  • The time frame is a minimum of 8 weeks.
  • Preliminary arrangements with the host institution or firm must be made before your proposal is submitted. 
  • Include a letter from the host institution or firm with your proposal, confirming their invitation and indicating required details.
  • Describe how the Fellowship Grant will enable improvement of the lighting program at the home institution.
  • Include a letter from the dean, chair, or director, endorsing the proposal.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria
Proposals are accepted only from educators at academic institutions in North America. The proposer must be actively engaged in lighting education at an academic institution.

No portion of the funds awarded may be used for indirect costs (overhead).

Pre-Application Information
Key Dates:
- Proposals due: January 8, 2024.
- Grant announced: No later than March 20, 2024.
- Public Announcement: Nuckolls Fund Event in conjunction with the Designers Lighting Forum of New York's LEDucation scheduled for March 19-20, 2024.

There is no fee for submission and no limit to the number of submissions.

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Estimated Size of Grant
$20,000 will be paid directly to the recipient.

Term of Contract
The time frame is a minimum of 8 weeks.

Contact Information
Email proposals to:

The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education, Inc.
Attn: Jeanne Clemente, Fund Administrator
PO Box 635
Garrison, NY 10524

Phone: 914-602-9997

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