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CAS/DEI NCFDD Faculty Success Program Tuition Matching Grant (SUSPENDED until further notice)

Welcome to the online application for the CAS/DEI National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development Faculty Success Tuition Grants for tenure-track faculty. Please familiarize yourself with the details and demands of the programs before applying. Information is available at the NCFDD website. Please consult the website to get information NOT to enroll:

Faculty Success Program (“boot camp”):

Before you start filling out our online application form, you should have your Duck ID and password ready for log in.

Once you are logged in, you can access the application form by clicking on "CAS/DEI NCFDD Faculty Success Program Tuition Grant Application."


The College of Arts and Sciences and the Division of Equity and Inclusion will offer up to seven FSP tuition matching grants annually.

  • $2000 from CAS
  • $2000 from DEI
  • $450 from faculty member resources*

*The tuition is currently $4450 bringing the faculty member’s contribution down to $450.

Requests for funding for NCFDD Faculty Success Program tuition from tenure-track faculty will be considered by the Dean and the Vice President in the context of the following elements:  

  1.    You hold a 1.0 FTE tenure-track appointment in CAS
  2.    You have not received funding for FSP tuition in your startup package (please reread your offer letter before applying)
  3.    This enrollment would be your first participation in the FSP boot camp
  4.    Preference will be given to requests from faculty who:
  •     Have a record of heavy service contributions at the university
  •     Have received limited support (funding and course release) to pursue their scholarly or creative projects
  •     Do not have large carryforward balances in their research accounts

If you are an assistant professor who was given funding for FSP tuition in your letter of offer, you are not eligible for this grant.


Please consult in advance with the divisional dean for your division if you would like advice and suggestions:

Humanities, Harry Wonham
Natural Sciences, Hal Sadofsky
Social Sciences, Philip Scher


a.     Briefly (200 words or less) describe how enrollment in the FSP boot camp will promote your research or creative agenda in the next two years

b.     Include an endorsement from your unit head or director

Questions about the online form should be directed to Leah Foy (541-346-4158,

Deadline: The CAS/DEI NCFDD Faculty Success Program Tuition Matching Grant is suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 disruption and it's financial impacts.

Notification: Recipients of the CAS/DEI FSP Tuition Grants will be notified by the end of each term.