The University of Massachusetts Amherst

SBS Conference and Visitor Grants

SBS Conference and Visitors Grants are funds to bring a speaker or colleague to campus or to host a conference or workshop on campus. Priority will be given to projects that have a clear and direct benefit to the professional development and/or research capacity of faculty across the college. Complete applications should include the following:

  • The applicant's CV.
  • A brief but detailed total budget for the grant application.
  • A proposal narrative, which should be no longer than 1,000 words.
  • If support for a visitor is included, attach a short vitae (no more than one page) or description sufficient to evaluate need and merit.

Conference and Visitor Grants are intended for bringing a speaker or colleague to campus or to hosting a conference or workshop on campus. Up to $2,000 support with a 1-1 match from other sources. Please indicate the source of the matching funds.

The Fall 2019 deadline is October 18, 2019 and the Spring 2020 deadline is March 27, 2020. For any questions about these grants, please contact Jennifer Lundquist, Senior Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development.

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SBS Research Grants Past Recipients