Presidential Initiative - Faculty Laptop Program
Hunter College will provide $550 towards the purchase of a personal laptop for full-time faculty. Please click here for details and application procedures.
The President's Fund for Faculty Advancement
The President's Fund for Faculty Advancement seeks to provide faculty with the resources they need to publish or obtain external funding for their research or creative work. Deadline to Department Chairs: October 7, 2015. For the program announcement, which includes guidelines and the required application cover sheet, .
*Update* - Summer 2015 President's Fund for Faculty Advancement
Funding via this call is now closed. Applications were accepted on a rolling basis and all available funds have already been distributed. There will be a call for a new round of funding in the fall and we encourage you to submit an application when that round is announced.
President's Fund for Faculty Advancement: Grant Writing Support Programs ***NEW***
In spring 2015, as part of the President's Fund for Faculty Advancement and to better support faculty seeking external funding for their research, scholarship and creative work, we are pleased to announce the following two new grant writing support programs. The First-Time Grant Writer's Program aims to increase the number and success of external grant applications for first-time grant writers. The Advanced Grant Writer's Program aims to increase the number and success of external grant applications from Hunter faculty who have previously submitted external grant proposals and seek help with revisions, redirections and building on existing work. Applications to these programs are accepted on a rolling basis. For the program announcement, which includes the application, please click here.
Presidential Travel Award Program
George N. Shuster Faculty Fellowship Fund
This program provides support for current research, scholarly writing or creative work. All full-time tenured or tenure-track members of the faculty are eligible to apply. Applications for 2015-2016 Shuster awards. For additional information and application procedures, click here. Rolling Deadline.
2015 Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty
This program is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty (African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, and Native Americans and Native Alaskans) and other junior faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities, in core fields in the arts and sciences. Career Enhancement Fellowships aim to enhance the scholarly research and intellectual growth of the fellows, thereby enhancing their chances for success as tenured university scholars. For program guidelines and application, click here.
Scholar Incentive Awards
The purpose of Scholar Incentive Awards is to facilitate bona fide and documented scholarly research. Scholar Incentive Awards of not less than one semester nor more than one year are available to full-time personnel in the following titles: Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, University Professor, and Distinguished Professor. The amount of the award may be up to 25% of the candidate's annual salary. Candidates must have completed not less than one full year of continuous paid full-time service with CUNY before becoming eligible for a Scholar Incentive Award. A Scholar Incentive Award may not be held concurrently with a Fellowship Leave. Applications may be downloaded from the Human Resources Forms website (look under Applications). For additional guidelines and deadlines, please refer to the Provost's memo.
CUNY Diversity Projects Development Fund