The Fellow will successfully implement an action research project as outlined in the application
The Fellow must submit an operational guide at the end of the semester to encourage sustainability
ARC will meet regularly with the Fellow to provide guidance and support
ARC and the Fellow will make a presentation about the project that is open to the campus and the community
The project must be completed in either the spring semester, May term, or summer 2017
One fellowship will be granted in 2017.
The Weir Fellowship is valued at up to $1200.
The Fellow may use the funds as a stipend or for project expenses.
All IWU students registered in spring 2017 are eligible.
Students may apply individually or in small groups.
Prior recipients of the fellowship are not eligible to apply again.
International students and graduating seniors are eligible to apply.
Applications: The application for the Weir Fellowship is a 500 word essay. Please use this google form to apply.
February 8, 2017 Open for applications
February 24, 2017 Application due by 5pm
M arch 3, 2017 All applicants notified of status of application
Fellowship will be selected by a panel of IWU faculty and staff based based upon the following criteria:
Overall quality of the application
Use of community-based action research methodology
Confidence in the ability of the fellow to execute the project
Potential for the project to forge and sustain collaborative efforts