Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin receive the support of the Graduate School in both their teaching and research. Look to these resources for assistance.

Graduate Catalog Updates

The Graduate School accepts requests to update the Graduate Catalog annually.

Mentoring Fellowship

The Mentoring Fellowship program helps faculty members in recruiting outstanding new graduate students that add to the diversity of the campus.

Graduate Assembly

Legislative functions with respect to graduate programs are exercised through the Graduate Assembly.

Funding Opportunities

Faculty Travel Grants

Eligible faculty may receive as much as $1,400 per academic year for travel expenses to present original papers at scholarly and professional meetings. This program is offered through the EVPP’s team for Faculty Affairs.

Big XII Faculty Fellowships

Big XII Faculty Fellowships stimulate scholarly initiatives by offering faculty the opportunity to travel to member institutions to exchange ideas and pursue research.

Faculty Development Leave

The Faculty Research Assignment (FRA) program has been replaced with the new Faculty Development Leave (FDL) to support tenured faculty with paid leave from teaching and service responsibilities to dedicate their time to research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. This new program is offered through the EVPP’s team for Faculty Affairs.

Faculty Development Awards

A new Faculty Development Awards (FDA) program has been created to support mid-career and senior professional-track faculty meeting eligibility criteria to recognize excellence and to provide up to $10,000 to support professional development. This new program is offered through the EVPP’s team for Faculty Affairs.


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Research Information

Office of VP of Research

Connect with the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Research Grants

See a listing of awards, fellowships and grants available to researchers.

Hamilton Faculty Author Awards Program

Learn about awards available to faculty and staff publishing book-length works.

Find Funding

Read news of research honors, awards, programs and deadlines; find out about researchers quoted in news media; and see listings of funding opportunities.

Visiting Researchers & Scholars

Complete the steps to nominate a Research Affiliate.