Conference Registration Grants - Chancellor's Fund

 

Select a Conference Registration Grant

  1. Educational Curriculum - Committee on Educational Policy.
    1. Conference Registration Grants for Educational Purposes
  2. Research - Committee on Research.
    1. Conference Registration Grants for Research Presentations

A Conference Registration Grant Application Form (Education or Research) and all requested documentation must be included in your online application. Click here to access the online application.


1 Conference Registration Grants for Educational Purposes

Open for Accepting Applications on January 19, 2021

Overview

Amount: up to $1,000

Total amount in fund: $35,000

Key Dates:
Funding deadlines for each application are different and occur when funding is depleted.

Description: Funds are available to assist faculty in attending meetings of learned societies, organized conferences and meetings to present original, creative, and educational work products to attendees.

Criteria:

  • The meeting of learned societies, organized conferences and meetings must be education focused.
  • UCSF faculty appointment must be at 50% or greater.
  •  Applications must be submitted at least four weeks prior to your planned meeting or conference.
  • Award is for registration fee only. There will be no payments for airfare or hotel.
  • Applicants may receive one grant in any 12 month period.
  • Applicant must be attending to present original product showcasing educational work.
Application Process:

Applications must include:

  • The Conference Registration Grant Application Form - Educational Purposes.
  • Signature of both the applicant and the Department Chair.
  • Documentation of invitation or letter of acceptance to present educational materials or for conference attendance, a copy of conference announcement/invitations which includes information about the learned society and dates which match dates for which travel has been requested. Emailed documentation (pdf) is sufficient.
  • Please describe the creative educational work that you will be presenting (1-2 sentences.)
  • Upload and submit your application and supporting documents via the Senate Service Portal.

Contact: Claire Olivier


2. Conference Registration Grants for Research Presentations

Open for Accepting Applications on January 19, 2021

Overview

Amount: $1,500

Total amount in fund: $35,000

Description: Funds are available to assist faculty attend meetings of learned societies or organized conferences in order to present important results of original research.

Eligibility: UCSF Faculty in any series (Clinical X, In Resident, Ladder Rank, Adjunct, HS Clinical) and all ranks (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) are eligible to apply for this conference registration grant.

  • Faculty must be at least 50% time and cannot be WOS
  • Non faculty academics including but not limited to Specialists and Professional Research Series are not eligible.
  • Applicants may receive no more than one Chancellor’s Fund grant within any 12 month period.
  • Applicant may not submit a separate application for another Chancellor’s Fund grant during the same cycle.

Criteria: The Academic Senate Committee on research will give preference to applications for speaking presentations. Requests for poster presentations require a justification of impact.

Eligible Expenses: The award must be used for conference fees.

Application Instructions:

  • Download the Conference Registration Grant Application Form-Research.
    • Complete the application form including obtaining a signature from the Department Chair or Division Chief.
      • Include a budget with estimated costs of conference fees,
      • Include documentation of the invitation or letter of acceptance to present important results or research in applicable.
      • Include a brief description of the presentation.
    • Upload and submit your application and supporting documents via the Senate Service Portal.

Contact: Ken Laslavic


  • Additional Information
  • 1. Financial Plan – Budget Overview (2019-2020)
  • 2. Comments from Previous FAR Fund Recipients: SOM | SOD, SON & SOP
  • 3. 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.