L&S Conference Support Program

The College of Letters and Science and the Divisional Deans have a limited amount of funds to support academic conferences held at UCSB or its environs. Requests will be considered three times per year.

Deadlines: November 1, February 1, and May 1.

The request form is attached.

  • Submit completed requests to Melissa Calvin, College Analyst, mcalvin@ltsc.ucsb.edu, MC 2080. Electronic submissions are preferred.

  • Submissions should reach the college by close of business on the deadline date.

  • Individual faculty, groups of faculty, or units within the university may submit applications for support. 

  • Applicants should begin by requesting funds from their departments or programs, and are encouraged to consider all viable sources of funding.

  • All requests to the college will be reviewed by the Letters & Science Deans.

  • Decisions will be conveyed as soon as possible after the deadline for applications.

Examples of recent conferences the College has helped sponsor include: