ADVANCE invites proposals from faculty and/or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) departments interested in initiating changes to better support the advancement of female faculty in STEM departments.
Please submit your proposal along with a completed cover page by October 18, 2010 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to your department chair and college dean.
- The Career Development Awards are to provide professional development grants to promote the advancement of women faculty in STEM departments. Priority will be given to proposals that will lead to the submission of a research proposal to a funding agency.
- The Department Climate Awards are to assist departments in improving department climate. Research shows that department 'climate' plays a significant role in a faculty member's satisfaction, productivity and successs in their career.
- TheTransition Support Awards are to assist STEM tenure/tenure -track faculty (regardless of gender) who are in the midst of majore life transitions, such as the birth or adoption of a child, personal medical needs, family illness, caring for an elderly parent, and other situations.
- The Travel Awards are to provide travel awards to promote the advancement of women faculty in STEM departments.