About the Academic Initiatives

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor, the Inter-school Academic Initiative program provides up to $150,000 annually for three years to faculty teams in identified areas. Funding may be used for specialized administrative support, research partnerships, workshops or conferences, collaboration with academic units on new graduate concentrations or emphases and undergraduate minors, coordination of grant applications, outreach and community engagement.


Office of Academic Planning
University of California, Irvine
535 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-1000
(949) 824-6503
(949) 824-2513 fax