Learn by Doing Scholar Awards

Your support ensures Cal Poly faculty are recognized for their groundbreaking work exploring the university’s signature teaching method, Learn by Doing.

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Rewarding and Sharing Excellence
The Learn by Doing Scholar Awards recognize formal scholarship and research examining Cal Poly’s core philosophy. The awards recognize work that advances the Learn by Doing methodology, and encourage Cal Poly faculty to share their work with a broader audience.

Strengthening our Pedagogy
The award serves a needed role, encouraging more research that intentionally puts Cal Poly’s motto into practice. Each year, submissions from diverse academic disciplines offer different interpretations into exactly what it means to Learn by Doing. Your support encourages more faculty scholars to share their unique perspectives.

Learn more about the awards, past winners, and application requirements.