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Major Support for Current Faculty

Deadline: Application must be submitted by January 27. (In the event that a deadline falls upon a weekend or a university holiday, that deadline will move to the first workday following the posted date.)

Award Amount: Up to $25,000. Requests for more than $25,000 must be approved by the WiSE Director prior to submission.

Directions: Submit online application.

This competitive program offers awards of up to $25,000 and is aimed at offsetting subtle biases, barriers, and career interruptions that have been shown to hinder the advancement of women faculty in science and engineering at research universities. To be eligible, applicants must have faculty appointments in the departments of the Viterbi School of Engineering or the natural science and math departments of the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy).