General Criteria for Review of Applications

The following broad criteria are pertinent to the review and evaluation of sabbatical leave applications: 

  1. Is the significance of the project established?
  2. Does the presentation show the reader how the goals will be accomplished?
  3. What is the likelihood that the project will be completed or nearly completed on schedule?
  4. Does the applicant have the skills and background to undertake the project or a plan to acquire these before the leave?
  5. Is the purpose of the project communicated clearly to non-specialists?
  6. To what degree is the sabbatical leave crucial to the completion of the project?
  7. Are the benefits of the proposed leave for the faculty member and for the University clearly articulated?