|Comprehensive Minority Faculty Development Program
|An award of up to $2,500 (based on need and availablitlty of funds) may be provided to qualified tenure/tenure-track African American faculty, particularly junior-level faculty without a Faculty Recruitment Award, for activities designed to assist in preparation for tenure and/ or promotion applications. Such support may include release-time to allow the faculty member to engage in research activities, the purchase of minor equipment and travel to serve as an invited speaker/ presenter at a professional conference within the United States.
The department must provide matching funds in an amount greater than or equal to the amount requested by the faculty member.
The applicant must have an assigned faculty mentor and an approved professional development plan.