Teaching as Research Fellows

The Teaching a s Research (TAR) Fellowship Program gives TAMU graduate students the opportunity to conduct an experiment in teaching methods in a real classroom project in collaboration with a faculty mentor in their discipline. In this year long program, students design, implement, assess and report on innovative teaching methods tested in a classroom here at Texas A&M.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: DUE Sunday, July 17th, 2022 11:59 p.m. CT



DETAILS

  • Conduct an experiment in teaching methods in a real classroom project in collaboration with a faculty mentor in your discipline

  • In this year long program, students design, implement, assess and report on innovative teaching methods tested in a classroom here at Texas A&M.

  • Graduate student fellows receive a stipend of either $400 (Practitioner Level Projects) or up to $1000(Scholar Level Projects). Fellows engaging in a Level 2 project are expected to disseminate their findings in a poster session and/or via publication in a journal. 

  • Postdoctoral scholars are also eligible to fully participate in the Teaching-As-Research program and earn a nationally-recognized CIRTL certificate, but there is no stipend available for their participation at this time.

  • To apply for this program, click here.

  • CALL FOR PROPOSALS: DUE Sunday, July 17th, 2022 11:59 p.m. CT

 
ELIGIBILITY
Graduate & Professional Students must be in good academic standing (3.0 GPA) and maintain full-time enrollment status during their participation. Must be a full-time student to receive stipends for successfully completing program milestones. If you are graduating during the year-long program, please contact cirtl@tamu.edu to see if you are eligible to participate.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

  • Develop your teaching through research in your classroom

  • Differentiate yourself as an academic job candidate

  • Get support in conducting your own research project

  • Work one-on-one with a mentor in your field

  • Receive a stipend of up to $1,000 for graduate students

  • Earn a nationally-recognized CIRTL Practitioner or Scholar Certificate

 
Open to graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars.
 
Certificate(s):

  • CIRTL Practitioner or Scholar Certificate (depending on level) – Teaching-As-Research Fellow

  • G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate. Completion of the Teaching-As-Research Fellows program meets the activity requirement for an Advanced G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate. Visit grad-aggies.tamu.edu for more information.

 
To find out more about current and past TAR Fellows and their projects click here.