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Professional Development - Professional Development Grants

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As part of UMaine’s NSF supported ADVANCE Project, grants totaling more than $300,000 were awarded over the last six years to UMaine faculty in STEM and social and behavioral science (SBS) fields, and to other faculty working to achieve mutually beneficial Rising Tide goals at UMaine.  Read about projects previously funded by clicking the links at the top of this page.

In 2015, the University of Maine Foundation introduced the President Susan J. Hunter Fund in recognition of the significant achievements of UMaine’s 20th, and first woman president. Future distributions from this endowed fund will build on Rising Tide initiatives at UMaine by supporting the professional development of our faculty, with a preference for women and underrepresented minorities.

Visit the University of Maine Foundation site to read more about the President Susan. J. Hunter Fund, or to donate online.

While the Rising Tide grants competition was not be funded in the 2016-2017 academic year, we look forward to offering professional development awards in the future with support from the Hunter Fund.










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Rising Tide Center
5728 Fernald Hall, Room 102
Orono, Maine 04469-5728
Phone: 207-581-3439
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469