As part of UMaine’s NSF supported ADVANCE Project, funds will be available to faculty in STEM and social and behavioral science (SBS) fields and to Rising Tide Advocates and Allies who directly promote ADVANCE-related efforts aimed at increasing the representation and advancement of women in the academic STEM and SBS careers.
The grants competition/application period for 2014-2015 opens on NOVEMBER 1, 2014. Awardees may submit the required progress or final reports using the on-line link above.
Click on the links below to view or print the updated RFPs.
Professional Development Grant Links Fall/Winter 2014-2015
Use this link to explore these training opportunities, and more: Leadership & Professional Development Activities.
Climate Award Links Fall/Winter 2014-2015
Grant funds in general, may be used to support: visiting scholars; PI travel to plan and conduct collaborative research; travel to UMaine from other UMS campuses; writing groups; release time for professional development opportunities; equipment and summer salary to collect preliminary data to support research and proposal development; consultant fees for departmental climate activities; administrative internships; and other efforts supporting ADVANCE goals. Please refer to the RFP for the program of interest for additional detail and budget limits.
All applicants must describe how their proposed plan will influence the careers of STEM/SBS women, either directly or indirectly.
Program Guidelines (PDF)
ADVANCE Grants Application Form (PDF) Please print your completed Application Form as you may not be able to save the data entered.