Funding Opportunities for UT Faculty


These programs are administered by the Graduate School.   You may wish to check our additional list of faculty resources.  More funding resources may be available from a faculty member's college or department.

Faculty Development Program (FRA and SRA)

FRAs offer paid leave during a long semester and SRAs provide partial summer support.

Big XII Faculty Fellowships

Awards for travel to Big XII institutions for up to two weeks.

Faculty Travel Grants

All tenured and tenure-track faculty members (Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Instructor), and emeritus faculty are guaranteed up to $1,200 per academic year for travel expenses to present original papers at scholarly and professional meetings. Senior Lecturers and Distinguished Senior Lecturers with at least five years of service at UT Austin are also eligible for these awards.

Awards to Faculty to Support Graduate Students

Graduate School Diversity Mentoring Fellowships

Diversity Mentoring Fellowship program is to help faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin bring outstanding new graduate students to campus that add to the diversity of our campus and mentor them. $24,000 stipend plus Tuition (9 SCH F/S; 3 SCH Sum) benefit.

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