Scholarly Leave Review Rubric

Dean's Office Checklist

Applicant Name First and last name
Eligible for leave in selected academic year: Yes / No
Previous leave received:  Year / None
Type of previous leave: Study-Research / Educational / N/A
Submission of 150-word abstract: Yes / No
Submission of CV: Yes / No
Submission of one-page narrative with specific goals and timeline: Yes / No
Submission of letter from chair/director: Yes / No
Ranking by chair/director (if applicable): 1 (highest), 2, 3, etc.

Reviewer Ratings

The three categories below are rated according to the following scale:

  • 5: Exceptional
  • 4: Above average
  • 3: Average
  • 2: Below average
  • 1: Unsatisfactory

Significance of the work proposed: The extent to which the proposal will contribute to the applicant's specific field of research or education.

Relationship to productivity: The extent to which the proposed activity will contribute to the applicant’s scholarly and/or educational productivity.

Connection with the mission: The extent to which the proposed activity aligns with the mission of the department/school and College.

Reviewers are asked to add comments to each of their ratings.


Reviewers rank the proposal compared to proposals in the same department/school (1=highest, 2, 3, etc.) and are asked to add comments about their rankings.