UCSF Academic Senate Chancellor’s Fund 2019

How To Apply
Community Service & Volunteering: CLOSED for Accepting Applications
Travel Grants: CLOSED for Accepting Applications
Faculty Learning and Development: CLOSED, not Accepting Applications.
Faculty Enrichment/Needs: 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. CLOSED, not Accepting Applications.
  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. CLOSED, not Accepting Applications.
  3. Community Service and Volunteering: Individual awards to reimburse faculty for sundry purchases related to either individual or group/team activities related to volunteerism in the community. CLOSED, not Accepting Applications.
  4. Travel Grants (3 categories):
    • Educational Curriculum - Committee on Educational Policy. CLOSED, not Accepting Applications.
    • Research - Committee on Research. CLOSED
    • Dependent Care - Committee on Faculty Welfare. CLOSED
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 15, 2019 (all schools).
  • Faculty Enrichment/Needs - March 15, 2019 (all schools).
  • Travel Grants and Community Service and Volunteering 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 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 (2018-2019)
  • 2. For information on the 2017-2018 Chancellor’s/Faculty Academic Renewal Funds, please review the UCSF Academic Senate Office Annual Report (pages 11-16).
  • 3. Comments from Previous FAR Fund Recipients: SOM | SOD, SON & SOP
  • 4. Comments from Faculty Learning and Development Fund Recipients: SOD
  • 5. Frequently Asked Questions
  • 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.