Nomination and Formal Application Requirements
- Candidates must be nominated. Faculty nominations can be made by colleagues, administrators, students, alumni and/or community members, but their may be only one faculty nominee per academic college. Each College may put forward one nominee, including the Meyer Library and the West Plains campus. Each College my use a college selection committee to vet multiple faculty nominees within the same College. Students should be included in the selection committees, if applicable.
- Faculty nominees must provide a curriculum vitae, letter of application by the nominee, plus a minimum of 3 letters of support. The application letter should highlight the nominee's work and accomplishments in support of the University's Public Affairs mission. Support letters should be from those who can speak to the nominee's accomplishments in Public Affairs. A minimum of one of the three letters must be from a current or recent student.
- Applications should not exceed more than 10 pages maximum, excluding the curriculum vitae.
- Faculty applications will be forwarded to the Board of Governors Selection Committee for final review and award determination. The committee will consist of one previous award winner, current class of Citizen Scholar Award winners as available, Board of Governor (BOG) members from the Academic and Student Affairs committees, the current Student Governor of the BOG, and the Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs.