Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (UCLA EDI): Faculty Career Development Award 2022-2023

Proposals are now being accepted for the Faculty Career Development Award program (FCDA). This program provides funding for regular rank Assistant Professors and Assistant Professors-in-Residence at a critical time in the pre-tenure stage. The funding is to assist faculty as they advance an on-going research project, creative activity, or as they embark on a new project. Awards are made in the form of a lump-sum of $5,000 – $15,000 in research funds. Please note that funding is allocated for the AY 22-23 and does not renew.

NOTE: While the early career faculty member completes the application, these applications must be routed through the applicable dean (please see due date information for details about deadlines below). 

Please note that there are different criteria and a different description of the program for Acting Professors from the School of Law.  

Please review the documents on the program's webpage for additional information.

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Award Amount and Details

Award Details

Awards are made in the form of a lump-sum of $5,000 –$15,000 in research funds. 

Deadlines and Date Information

Due Date
2022-03-18

Timeline:

  • March 18, 2022: Applications due to Department Chairs from applicants 
  • April 1, 2022: Applications due to Deans from Department Chairs 
  • April 15, 2022: Electronic Applications due to Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion from Deans
  • June 2022: Notification letters will be sent promptly to all applicants with award decisions 

Please Note: 

  • While the early career faculty member completes the application, these applications must be routed through the department chair and applicable dean. 
  • There are different guidelines for Acting Professors in the School of Law. Please see the opportunity home page for more details.

Eligibility Information

Who's Eligible
Members of the Academic Senate
Other
Eligibility Details
  1. Applications are invited from Assistant Professors in the regular rank and In-Residence professorial series, with the exception of individuals for whom AY ’22–’23 will be her, his or their final year as Assistant Professor because of promotion, non-reappointment, or resignation.
  2. Although prior FCDA recipients may apply for another award, strong priority will be given to those who have not previously received an award.
  3. Award recipients must be willing to help review applications for Career Development Awards in subsequent years.
Information Source
Information identified by Office of Research & Creative Activities staff

Administering Unit
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (UCLA EDI)
Funding Type
Research
Changed
March 07, 2022
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