Junior Faculty Scholars


Designed to support the research programs of untenured faculty who work in the areas of women, gender, and/or sexuality, the Junior Faculty Scholars Program provides release from one course during an academic term. The fellowship provides uninterrupted research and writing time as recipients make progress toward tenure. Shared office space in Lane Hall will be made available to Junior Scholars for the duration of their awards.

Read about the 2014-15 Junior Faculty Scholar, Sara McClelland.

Deadline: March 1, 2018


Release from one course during academic term.


Untenured faculty at the University of Michigan

Application Procedure:

Submit a two-page statement describing the research to be undertaken, a curriculum vitae, and your department chair’s letter of support to IRWG.Junior.Scholars@umich.edu.

Applicants should coordinate with their department chair about the place of this award in planning for their tenure review.

Post-Award Expectations:   

Inform IRWG staff (Heidi Bennett, heidiab@umich.edu) of presentations and publications for publicity purposes.

Contact Person:

Anna Kirkland, Associate Director (akirklan@umich.edu, 734.764.9537)