UCSF Academic Senate Chancellor’s Fund 2020

How To Apply
Faculty Learning and Development: CLOSED, Not Accepting Applications.
Faculty Enrichment/Needs: CLOSED, Not Accepting Applications.
Travel Grants: CLOSED, Not 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, SON and SOP School Faculty Councils.
  2. Faculty Enrichment/Needs: (varies by faculty) including educational training not covered by Department or grants, hiring a biostatistician, software purchases, etc. – Faculty Welfare Committee.
  3. Travel Grants (3 categories):
    • Educational Curriculum - Committee on Educational Policy.
    • Research - Committee on Research.
    • Dependent Care - Committee on Faculty Welfare.
Alert! COVID-19 Alert: If you have been awarded a travel grant, and your conference is cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19, you can use those funds for a future conference within the same calendar year.
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 - April 18, 2020 (all schools except SOM, which will close on March 27, 2020, 5:00 pm.). No exceptions will be made.
  • Faculty Enrichment/Needs - April 18, 2020 (all schools). No exceptions will be made.
  • Travel Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Submit your application early, some applications will be approved on a rolling basis. Funding deadlines for each application are different and occur when funding is depleted.
Step 5 Notification of Deny or Approval for your application will be sent by email.



  • 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.