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Kauffman Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants


Program will award grants of $40,000 each to seven junior faculty members

Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is accepting nominations for Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research grants.

The Kauffman Foundation will award up to seven Junior Faculty Fellowship grants to junior faculty members in the United States whose research has the potential to make significant contributions to the body of literature in entrepreneurship. Each Fellow's university will receive a grant of $40,000 over two years to support the research activities of the Fellow.

Nominations will be accepted online from until 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Nominees must be tenured or tenure-track junior faculty members at accredited U.S. institutions of higher education who received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011. Nominees will have until 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 to complete their online applications to be considered for the fellowship.

The complete Call for Nominations, including submission guidelines, is available at For more information, e-mail