The Council on Basic Writing is pleased to announce the 2012 CBW/CCCC Fellowship, including $500 awarded to a teacher of basic writing to subsidize travel to CCCC in St. Louis, in March, 2012.
The fellowship winner will also participate in the Council on
Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop.
Fellowship applications should include a comprehensive two-page letter that details the benefits of attending the CBW Workshop and CCCC. This letter should clearly and specifically address the following key issues:
How will attending the CBW Workshop and CCCC
benefit the interests and needs of the students with whom
How do you plan to share the information and ideas
gathered at CCCC with colleagues?
How will this experience help you to become more active
in advocating for students in basic writing (or other
preparatory/developmental writing) courses?
A completed Fellowship application should include this letter, a current curriculum vita and, if applicable, the title and abstract of an accepted 2012 CCCC presentation.
Questions, concerns, and completed Fellowship applications should be forwarded by email or campus address to:
DR. SONYA L. ARMSTRONG
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF LITERACY EDUCATION
147 GABEL HALL
DEKALB, IL 60115
The CBW/CCCC Fellowship is intended to support basic writing (including preparatory and developmental writing) instructors who might otherwise
have difficulty attending CCCC. Priority will be given to applicants
who clearly demonstrate how attending the 2012 CBW workshop and CCCC will benefit their own professional development, their students, and their colleagues.
Fellowship applicants need not have had a paper accepted for presentation at CCCC. However, if presenting at the CCCC, titles and abstracts of papers should be included with the application. The Fellowship winner should plan to attend the CBW Pre-Conference Workshop (the full Wednesday before CCCC).
Also, the Fellowship recipient will be recognized and invited to speak briefly at the CBW SIG at CCCC.
December 1, 2011: Applications due
January 30, 2012: Award recipient notified
March, 2012: Winner presents on professional interests at the CBW SIG