YOUNG UPWARDLY MOBILE PROFESSOR (YUMPS) GRANTS
APPLICATION NOW CLOSED
YUMPs (Young Upwardly Mobile Professors) grants provide
support to tenure-track faculty at the University of Colorado Denver
(downtown) for activities that advance them toward tenure. Funded
activities can include: attending professional conferences, hiring a
research assistant, or buying books/software.
Funding Limit: $500/year
Eligibility: Tenure-track faculty
Matching: Applicants must secure and document confirmation of
matching funds from their school/department.
Only eligible for one YUMPS award per year (exceptions may apply
for the April deadline, if funds are available)
Please note: We no longer accept applications on a rolling
basis. You must submit your request by the deadline dates. You can apply
for funds as soon as your participation in a conference, training, or
another activity has been confirmed or accepted. In other words,
even if your conference or activity does not take place until May, but you have
confirmed your participation at the beginning of the year, you can submit your
application by the September 13 or January 24 deadlines.
Fall Deadline: September 13, 2019
Spring Deadline: January 24, 2020
Late Spring Deadline (if remaining funds are available): (all funds expended, no spring deadline)
Funds must be expended within the fiscal year in which you
YUMPS APPLICATION NOW CLOSED.
YUMPS Application Chair Approval Signature Form (upload this form as a PDF with your application)