Apply for a Women's Giving Circle Grant Before the June 10 Deadline
Faculty and staff must submit their grant applications by June 10 to be considered for the 2021 grant cycle awards.
The U of A Women's Giving Circle is accepting grant applications from faculty and staff for programs and initiatives supporting the campus and communities across the state. Proposals should include work that supports the guiding priorities for the university and that falls within the scope of the Women's Giving Circle's priorities:
- Support and promote scholarship, research and service
- Enrich the quality of life of women and children
- Encourage outreach and engagement in Arkansas
Please visit the Women's Giving Circle website to learn how to apply and see a list of past recipients. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, June 10. Grant finalists will be notified by Oct. 1, and the final grants will be awarded at the fall voting event on Friday, Oct. 15.
The Women's Giving Circle was created by the founding members of the Women in Philanthropy Committee of the Campaign for the Twenty-First Century. Since 2003, the circle has awarded over $1.5 million in funding to faculty and staff members from various departments and academic units at the university. This year marks the 19th year of funding for the circle.
Jennifer Elaine Holland, director of development communication
Steinmetz cited a belief in the mission of higher education and said he was leaving campus well-positioned.
A collaboration between professors Claretha Hughes and Yuanlu Niu and doctoral student Shana Yarberry resulted in a special issue of Advances in Development Human Resources.
Elizabeth Bullard, Erin Farmer, William Kirkpatrick, Kathleen McClanahan, Meagan Olsen, Joshua Porter and Amanda Walls received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.
W. Dan Hendrix, president and chief executive officer of the World Trade Center Arkansas and associate vice chancellor, has announced his retirement as of June 30.
Qualified Arkansans can leverage free job training to help in returning to or advancing in the workforce, thanks to a federal grant of more than $13.5 million.