UCSF Academic Senate Chancellor’s Fund 2018

How To Apply
Chancellor’s Fund 2018 is Open 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, 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, 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. Travel Grants for Educational Purposes is CLOSED for accepting applications.
    • Research - Committee on Research. Travel Grants for Mid-Level Faculty is CLOSED for accepting applications.
  4. 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. Not open for application at this time, date TBD.
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, 2018 (all schools).
  • Faculty Enrichment/Needs - March 15, 2018 (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 (2017-2018)
  • 2. For information on the 2016-2017 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
  • 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.