TAR Application

Teaching as Research Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and typically reviewed within 1-week of being received


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JHU Ph.D. graduate students and Post-doctoral Fellows that have completed some form of pedagological training (i.e., attended the 3-Day Teaching Institute, completed a JHU or CIRTL teacher training course or the equivilant) and have some teaching experience are eligible to apply.  This fellowship requires an educational context to evaluate.  This can be your own course, a course that you assist a faculty with or an educational program. 

Note: if you are in a visa status sponsored by JHU, you must contact the Office of International Services ([email protected]) to determine your eligibility to engage in paid teaching activities. Failure to do so could result in a violation of your visa status. 

Questions?  Email [email protected]


Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1

In a word or text document, write your statement of purpose.  You will need to copy and paste it into the application form.

Your statement should be approximately 250 words and address the following questions:
  1. What are your instructional goals? Career goals?
  2. What is your Teaching-as-Research project idea or abstract?
  3. Provide a reflection on the CIRTL Core Ideas as part of your teaching approach.

Step 2

Download the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This MOU contract is to be completed and signed by you and your advisor. You will upload a scanned image or photo of the MOU to your application.

Step 3

Once you have the documents prepared from steps 1 and 2, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link found on this page.  Complete the brief form, copy and paste your personal statement in the box provided and upload your MOU.  Click the ‘Submit’ button to send us your completed application.