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Young Upwardly Mobile Professor (YUMPs) Grants

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.
  • Deadline: applications accepted on rolling basis, July 1 – May15
  • Funds must be expended within the academic year in which you apply.
 YUMPS Application.docx
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