Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Refuge and Its Refusals Funding, 2023-24

The UCHRI Supplemental Multicampus Faculty Working Group Refuge and Its Refusals Funding grant provides financial resources to broaden and augment the support of Multicampus Faculty Working Groups engaging with the Institute’s new theme, Refuge and Its Refusals. Faculty working on themes outside of the Refuge and Its Refusals initiative are not eligible to apply for this supplement.

The purpose of the supplement is to encourage non-scholarly outcomes and extend research collaboration beyond the walls of the academy, as well as to promote wider engagement and broaden the impact of the humanities. Prospective PIs who are working on topics related to Refuge and Its Refusals and applying for new funding for the 2023-24 funding cycle are eligible to apply for the supplement, which can be used to support public engagement, community collaboration, pedagogical initiatives, or other activities and outcomes outside of traditional scholarly publications.

Some possible outcomes may include creative responses such as exhibitions, interactive websites, and interpretative performances; they may be tied to activism and include documents like policy proposals or records of involvement with union work within the university; they may take the form of pedagogical recommendations and proposals for cross-campus seminars; or they may be linked to the strengthening or development of relationships with community partners.

Applications must be submitted online via Submittable by 11:59 PM (Pacific time) on the deadline date.

Application Details

Faculty organizers must be UC ladder rank faculty members who will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the working group. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their respective campus representative on the UCHRI Advisory Committee for guidance in the application process.

Prospective faculty organizers must apply online via Submittable. Required documents include:

  • Project Title and Abstract (200 words max)
  • Project Description explaining how supplemental activities and outcomes will augment the ongoing research project (1,000 words max, see details below)
  • Proposed Budget (see details below)

All project activities must take place between July 1, 2023 and December 31, 2024.

Project Description

The project description should give a brief overview of the main Multicampus Faculty Working Group project but must primarily address the ways in which the supplemental funding will be used to support pedagogical initiatives, public engagement, community collaboration, or other activities and outcomes outside of traditional scholarly publications.

Proposed Budget

The proposed budget is made up of two elements:

Funds will be transferred directly from UCHRI to the appropriate campus PI administrative unit. Campuses are prohibited from charging indirect costs on funding from the Office of the President.

For program related questions, please contact Please include the name of the grant for which you need assistance.

For technical assistance, please contact Submittable at