Faculty & Staff

The Gender Institute offers a variety of grants, fellowships, scholarships, and cosponsorships to UB faculty to support research and education related to women and gender. Application guidelines and past recipients can be found on individual pages listed below and on the left. 

Application guidelines and past recipients:

  • Faculty Research Grants
    The Gender Institute offers grants to UB faculty to support research and/or curriculum development that exemplifies high quality, innovative scholarship related to women, gender and sexuality. The Institute is particularly interested in supporting projects that are collaborative and/or interdisciplinary and those that will lead to applications for an external award. Grants range from $1,000 - $5,000 and can be used for collection of pilot data or other data collection, archival research, fieldwork, research assistance, supplies, books, software, travel integral to the development of the project, and other forms of research support and curriculum development expenses that are allowable under UB guidelines. Past recipients may reapply three years after a successful Gender Institute application.
  • Mentoring
    Based on nomination letters from faculty, staff, and students, the Excellence in Mentoring Award promotes and recognizes outstanding achievements by faculty and staff in cultivating theprofessional potential of their colleagues and students.