Text must be double spaced and no more than four single-sided pages using one-inch margins.
The proposal should be organized in the following manner:
BackgroundTell us something about yourself and why you wish to become a Rowland Fellow. Also provide a brief description of the culture and climate of your school.
Project DescriptionWhat you hope to accomplish - the philosophical and practical underpinnings.
Benefits to the schoolHow your efforts would benefit the students and positively impact school climate.
Sabbatical PlansHow you envision your sabbatical time, particularly during the fall semester.
ImplementationUnderstanding that clarity will come during the sabbatical period, please provide a preliminary description as to how you and your principal will use the second $50,000 of our grant when you return to your school in January.
One from principal that supports you and demonstrates the principal's endorsement of your proposal. This is a critical element of the application.
One from department chair or immediate supervisor
One of your choosing
A Current Resume
Three copies of the application collated in the above sequence (without folders, covers or binding) should be mailed to the address below and postmarked by December 31, 2013. Finalists will be asked to provide six additional copies of their proposal at the time of their interview.
The deadline for applying for 2014 Fellowships is December 31, 2013, although applications received earlier are welcomed and appreciated.
The Rowland Foundation
PO Box 88
South Londonderry, VT 05155