Fund for Faculty Research and Professional Travels

Open to all ladder faculty in the School of Music (non-ladder faculty require Chair’s support); annual funds for professional travel are limited to $1000 per faculty and annual funds for the support of creativity/research are limited to $3000 per faculty.  Click here for application and more information.

Fund for Guest Lecturers in Ethnomusicology and Global Jazz Studies

Funds are available for faculty in the Department of Ethnomusicology to support guest lecturers for classes (jazz studies and world music) and special events in Ethnomusicology. These funds replace funding previously available through the RU Nelson Endowment. Click here for application form.

Fund for Guest Artist Masterclasses in Western Classical Music

Funds are available for faculty in the Department of Music to support masterclasses, coachings, large ensemble sectional rehearsals, guest residencies, and performance/lectures in Western classical and contemporary music, as well as in early and baroque music. These funds replace funding previously available through the RU Nelson Endowment. Click here for information and application link.

Musicology Fund for Guest Lecturers

Funds are available for faculty in the Department of Musicology to support guest lecturers for classes and special events. These departmental funds replace School funding previously available through the RU Nelson Endowment. When a guest lecturer or performer is receiving any type of payment or honorarium for their appearance at UCLA, it is a university regulation that they cannot also have prepaid parking provided.  Any parking fees are payable by the guest, but daily parking may be added into the remuneration provided. Click here for the application form.

ACADEMIC SENATE GRANTS

Academic Senate (ladder-rank) faculty are eligible for research funding in the following categories:

  1. Faculty Research Grants
  2. Faculty Travel Grants
  3. Faculty Awards

For information on how to apply for a grant or award, look here. You may also visit UCLA Academic Senate.

Once you have received an Academic Senate Grant and made expenditures against it, please turn in receipts to orders@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu. If you want to hire someone on your grant, contact the Academic Personnel Manager, payroll@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu 206-3020.

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT (OID) GRANTS

The Office of Instructional Development’s Instructional Improvement Program provides grants to support major faculty, department and college-initiated projects that enhance curricular development and instructional improvement of undergraduate offerings. Services provided are:

Mini-Grant Program:
Mini-grants up to $600.00 per academic year are provided for small-scale projects which improve or enrich existing undergraduate courses. This includes honoraria to distinguished experts visiting undergraduate classes. ($150.00 maximum per visiting speaker.) See Guest Performers/Lecturers in Course Preparation for further information. Click here for the Mini-Grant online application information and form.