Grant Resources

UC Funding Opportunities

UC Research Grants and Fellowships

These opportunities are typically awarded through a yearly competitive review process.

Academic Senate Committee on Research

http://www-senate.ucsd.edu/cor.html Offers grants, particularly to newer faculty, for travel to scholarly meetings and for research support.

Chancellor's Summer Faculty Fellowships

$3000 available to Junior faculty for summer following a call for proposals in February. The recipient can receive no other funding during the time period of fellowship.

Faculty Career Development Program

http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/faculty/resources.htm FCDP is intended to provide release time for junior faculty primarily for one quarter in order to concentrate efforts on research or other creative activity. The program may also provide support for summer research, supplies/equipment, salary for an assistant, and travel expenses related to a project.

Instructional Improvement Request

These funds are awarded to projects that improve undergraduate instruction, whether this is improvement to existing instruct programs, courses, curricula, and processes and development of new courses and programs, and faculty experiments with new technologies and approaches, and can include personnel costs.