Submission Deadline: December 14, 2022
TRAVEL GRANTS FOR EMERGING FACULTY
ACSA College of Distinguished Professors
Annual Meeting Travel Grant
Submission Deadline: December 14, 2022
ACSA College of Distinguished Professors Travel Grants for Emerging Faculty
Beginning October 2022 ACSA will offer six travel grants to member school faculty seeking to attend the ACSA Annual Meeting and who face obstacles to inclusion in architectural education.
The grants of $2,000 USD each are intended to support emerging faculty who are from historically marginalized backgrounds—specifically, Black, native/indigenous, and Latinx faculty, as well as LGBTQ+ faculty and faculty teaching at institutions identified as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI).
Grant funds are intended to cover a full registration to the conference, as well as transportation, lodging, and meals. Funds will be disbursed in January 2023, prior to the Early registration deadline. The travel grants are made possible through funded contributions collected by ACSA’s College of Distinguished Professors and funds allocated by the ACSA Board of Directors.
Individuals applying for the grant are not required to have an accepted paper or project for the conference. All decisions regarding awards will remain confidential.
The travel grants stem from a recognition that architectural education—and specifically, ACSA’s conferences— benefit from the inclusion of more faculty and students from systemically marginalized backgrounds. Academic conferences provide important sites for exchange of ideas and experiences among faculty. They also provide an opportunity for faculty to expand and deepen their network of colleagues. This helps faculty advance in the profession and creates opportunities for collaboration in research and teaching.
ACSA will offer six travel grants of $2,000 USD each. Grant funds are intended to cover a full registration to the annual meeting, as well as transportation, lodging, and meals.
for each grant
Submissions will be accepted through an online interface beginning October 2022 and must be received through the online submission site by December 14, 2022. Components of a submission include:
- Name, University Affiliation, Email Address
- PDF upload of the following, in a single PDF, in this order
- Condensed CV (3 pages maximum)
- Interest Statement (no more than 300 words): What are your reasons for attending the conference? In what ways does your institution support travel for faculty? How will participating in the conference advance your career?
- Testament (check box): “I attest to a lack of or limits on institutional funding for conferences and travel.”
Online Submission Site Opens
December 14, 2022
January 15, 2023
Notification of Awards
March 30-April 1, 2023
ACSA111th Annual Meeting in St. Louis
Faculty appointment at an ACSA Full, Candidate, or Affiliate (2-year, 4-year or international) member school. Historically marginalized backgrounds include—Black, native/indigenous, and Latinx faculty, as well as LGBTQ+ faculty and faculty teaching at institutions identified as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI).
A committee comprised of members of the ACSA Board of Directors (appointed by the president) and the College of Distinguished Professors (nominated by the College’s Executive Committee) will review applications and select recipients. Review criteria include:
- Ability of institution to support faculty (priority for systemically disadvantaged institutions)
- Alignment of candidate’s interest statement and academic experience with ACSA organizational values of Equity, Social Justice, and Climate Action; Teaching and Learning; Research, Scholarship, and Creative Practice
- Candidate’s stage in an academic career, with priority to those who have taught fewer than 10 academic semesters or 15 quarters.