Faculty Writing Support Fund
Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication


Closed for Accepting Applications


Amount: Up to $500 maximum per award (only one award per individual)

Total Amount in Fund: $10,000

Key Dates: Applications will be accepted until the fund is depleted. Applications will be accepted, reviewed and funding awarded on a rolling basis, first accepted as of March 20, 2023

Description: The Faculty Writing Support Fund is intended to assist faculty who need financial support in their writing, publication, and scholarly communication activities.

Eligible expenses:
  • Editing services
  • Writing consultation services
  • Writing or scholarly communication class attendance
  • UCSF Faculty in any series (Clinical X, In Residence, Ladder Rank, Adjunct, and Health Sciences Clinical) and at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor), at any percentage of effort, are eligible to apply.
  • Priority will be given to junior faculty and faculty for whom English is a second language.
  • Applicants should be a first author or contribute to a substantial amount of writing.
  • Applicants can apply for funding for reimbursement of past expenses spent for writing and editing services since January 2023. Provide proof of payment.
  • Applicants should upload a Faculty Writing Support Fund Application Form, including the applicant’s information, a budget request and short budget justification (no more than one paragraph). Successful applicants will be expected to provide proof of payment.
  • Upload and submit your Faculty Writing Support Fund Application Form and supporting documents via the Senate Service Portal.

Please click here for access to the online application in Senate Service Portal.

Contact: Sophia Root

  • 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.