Martin Luther King Day

Baylor College of Medicine will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


Selection Criteria


All applications will be submitted for review by a faculty panel. The panel will use the following criteria to evaluate and rank the proposals.

  • The degree to which the proposed activity enhances the applicant's development as an educator and his/her ability to make scholarly educational contributions.
  • Merit and worth of the proposed activity to the applicant's department and/or the College.
  • Feasibility that the applicant will have the time and ability to complete the proposed activity.
  • Size and justification of the budget.
  • Proposals should include a plan for dissemination of findings.*
  • Evidence of scholarship in the preparation of the application and in the activities that are proposed.

*Note: Dissemination plans may include, but are not limited to, presentations at local or national meetings (e.g., the Academy Showcase), web- or organization-based dissemination of curricular materials (e.g., MedEdPortal), and peer-reviewed or other publications. Dissemination is expected within three years of receipt of a grant.

The maximum amount that may be requested is $5,000.

Any funds not expended by the end of the year should be returned to Office of Faculty Development.

Applications will be funded in rank order until available funds are exhausted.