Pitt’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) is pleased to announce our John C. Mascaro Faculty Programs in Sustainability. All Faculty are eligible to apply for Faculty Fellowships, Scholarships and / or Lectureships in Sustainability. The John C. Mascaro Faculty program is designed to enhance the University’s mission of interdisciplinary excellence in sustainability research and education. Faculty members from ALL disciplines across ALL campuses of the University of Pittsburgh are encouraged to apply.
Each award will be one year in duration. Mascaro awardees are eligible to apply for additional support the future years. All Faculty in the John C. Mascaro programs will be expected to contribute to the Sustainability Education and Engagement mission of the Mascaro Center.
John C. Mascaro Faculty Fellowships ($10,000):
John C. Mascaro Faculty Fellowships provide support for faculty seeking to broaden sustainability at the University level (across schools and disciplines) and / or in partnership with significant external stakeholders. Faculty interested in the fellowship should demonstrate how their proposal will support or expand university-wide sustainability education programs and / or catalyze growth in the University’s sustainability research portfolio.
John C. Mascaro Faculty Scholarships ($8,000):
John C. Mascaro Faculty Scholarships provide support for faculty seeking to broaden sustainability education and / or research at the Pitt college/school level or into their discipline. Faculty interested in the Scholarship level should demonstrate how their proposal will support interdisciplinary sustainability education programs in a Pitt school/college and / or catalyze growth in sustainability research in their school and/ or field.
John C. Mascaro Faculty Lectureships (up to $5,000):
John C. Mascaro Faculty Lectureships provide support for Faculty looking to incorporate Sustainability into a Class or program or jumpstart a new initiative. Faculty interested in the Lectureship level should demonstrate how their proposal will engage students in sustainability.
- Application Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2021
- Awardees Announced: March 24, 2021
- 2021 Funds Distributed: May-June 2021
- Reports Due: May 2022