The CFDA's Early-Career Professional Development Grant (ECPD; formerly known as "YUMPS") provides support to tenure-track assistant professors at the University of Colorado Denver (Denver Campus) as they advance toward tenure. Funded activities can include: attending professional conferences or a professional development training/workshop, hiring a research assistant, or purchasing books, software, or specialized equipment.
Academic Year 2022-2023 Deadlines:
Fall Deadline: September 30, 2022, 5:00pm
Spring Deadline: February 3, 2022, 5:00pm
Late Spring Deadline (if remaining funds are available): April 7, 2022, 5:00pm
Changes to ECPD Grant Requirements during the Pandemic:
The University of Colorado Denver is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic situation. At present, ECPD grant candidates may apply for support for professional development activities requiring travel. Attendance will be subject to University travel rules at the time the travel takes place. The latest updates on University COVID-19 travel guidance are available on the Travel FAQs section of the LynxTogether COVID-19 FAQs page.