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Funding Opportunities

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The Office of Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs (ICCA) is pleased to announce two funding opportunities, including an opportunity to bring outstanding scholars to Campus to promote interdisciplinary and cross campus education, research, and service at UCLA. In addition to the Visiting Speaker funding, ICCA will also be accepting proposals for its Symposia, Workshop, and Planning Meeting funding opportunity.

The goal of these programs is to encourage Schools, Divisions, and other units to find areas of mutual programmatic interest and to support faculty in their exploration of these intersections.


These opportunities are open to all UCLA faculty members. Proposals must include collaborations of faculty from multiple schools or research units to be considered for funding. Priority for both awards will be given to collaborative events that engage a diverse range of faculty and/or students across schools. For more information specific to each opportunity, please visit the pages listed above.


Applications for Fall 2019 awards are due Friday, November 8, 2019.

Applications received by Friday, November 1st will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness.


Announcements for Fall 2019 awards will be made no later than December 13, 2019.


Proposals should be submitted using the application forms provided on each opportunity's details page. Proposals should consist of a narrative describing the purpose and expected objectives of the proposed event(s) including the target audience. In addition, each proposal must list the involved faculty, their school affiliation and their role/contribution to the event. Each proposal must be accompanied by a budget including any additional sources of funding as well as a budget justification.


Proposals may be funded in whole or in part at the discretion of the Review Committee. Proposals for Visiting Speaker awards may request up to $15,000. In the case of Symposia, Workshop, and Planning Meeting proposals, no single award will exceed $5,000 for proposals involving workshop or seminar series or $2,500 for proposals for a single workshop/seminar/planning event.

Application Process

Please see the individual opportunity pages listed above for specific application forms. Please direct¬†questions to [email protected].

In keeping with its mission, core values, and collegial spirit, the Office of Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs welcomes ideas for collaborative education, research, and service programs designed to build on UCLA's success, and increase our capacity for interdisciplinary research, teaching and learning.