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 others who directly promote ADVANCE-related efforts aimed at increasing the representation and advancement of women in the academic STEM and SBS careers.
Click on the links below to view or print the updated RFPs.
Professional Development Grant Links Fall/Winter 2013
Use this link to explore these training opportunities, and more: Leadership & Professional Development Activities.
Climate Award Links Fall/Winter 2013
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.
All applicants must describe how their proposed plan will influence the careers of STEM/SBS women, either directly or indirectly.
ADVANCE Grants Application Form (PDF) Please print your completed Application Form as you may not be able to save the data entered.
ADVANCE Grants Reporting – Progress and Final Report Form (PDF) Please print your completed Report Form as you may not be able to save a copy.