Academic Conference Funds

About Academic Conference Funding (ACF)  

Academic Conference Funding (ACF) is designed to promote faculty scholarly activity and support the research community by providing funding to present research at an academic conference. Grants may be awarded for up to $1500 per conference to full time faculty or doctoral affiliates at GCU who have been accepted to present at an academic conference.


**All travel, including airfare, registration, lodging, car rental, etc., MUST be booked through GCU travel. DO NOT BOOK YOUR OWN TRAVEL! Travel booked on your own may not qualify for reimbursement and it may disqualify your use of funds.** 

For GCU travel policy, please click here.


See "Guidelines" and "Evaluation Criteria" for complete details. See Application Timeline below: Applications are only reviewed between the 1st-15th of each review cycle. 

Application Deadline 

Notification By

December 1

December 15

March 1

March 15

June 1

June 15

September 1

September 15





Please review application deadlines and review cycles prior to applying


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