UCSF Academic Senate Chancellor’s Fund 2018

How To Apply
Chancellor's Fund 2018 is Closed for Accepting Applications

UCSF Faculty in any series (Clinical X, In Residence, Ladder Rank, Adjunct, and Health Sciences Clinical) are eligible to apply.

  • Faculty must be at least 50% time and cannot be WOS.
  • Specialists and Professional Research Series are not eligible
Step 1 Select a Chancellor's Fund to apply for:
  1. Faculty Learning and Development: Both individual and groups of faculty (up to 4) can apply for an individual or group grant with a specific project focus.-- SOD, SOM, and SON School Faculty Councils.
  2. Faculty Enrichment/Needs (varies by faculty) including educational training not covered by Department or grants, hiring a biostatistician, travel costs related to conference to learn new clinical skills, software purchases, etc. – Faculty Welfare Committee.
  3. Travel Grants (2 categories):
    • Educational Curriculum - Committee on Educational Policy.
    • Research - Committee on Research.
Step 2 Review the Submission Rules provided with each application. For additional questions, contact the Academic Senate analyst (located at the bottom of the application page) for the fund you're applying for.
Step 3 Click here for access to the online application in Senate Service Portal.
Step 4 Last Day to Submit an Application: Faculty Learning & Development - March TBD, 2018 (SOD, SOM, and SON). Faculty Enrichment/Needs - March 15, 2018 (all schools). Submit your application early, some applications will be approved on a rolling basis. Funding deadlines for each application are different and specified on the application.
Step 5 Notification of Deny or Approval for your application will be sent by email.


  • Additional Information
  • 1. Financial Plan – Budget Overview (2017-2018)
  • For information on the 2015-2016 UCSF Academic Senate process and funding choices related to the Chancellor’s/Faculty Academic Renewal Funds, please review our Annual Report.
  • 2. Annual Report: Academic Renewal (FAR) Funds Report (2015-2016)
  • 3. Comments from Previous FAR Fund Recipients: SOM | SOD, SON & SOP
  • 4. Comments from Faculty Learning and Development Fund Recipients: SOD
  • Notice
  • Funding, submission rules, eligibility criteria, and other requirements are subject to change for each Chancellor's Fund cycle.
  • Be sure to review the website after every “Call for Applications” is launched to learn the updates and prepare your application accordingly.