Faculty Working Groups in the Humanities

Form a New Faculty Working Group or Continue an Existing Group

Faculty are invited to apply to the Dresher Center for up to $1,000 in annual support ($500 per semester) for the first-year activities of new Faculty Working Groups. Priority will be given to groups with at least one member from a humanities department.

To form and request support for a new Faculty Working Group, download the instructions and application form:

Dresher Center New Faculty Working Groups Application Form

Current Dresher Center Faculty Working Groups may request supplemental funding for their second year and for subsequent years. To request continuation funding, download the instructions and request form:

Dresher Center Faculty Working Groups Request for Continuation Funding Form

For best consideration, submit applications for groups beginning or continuing in the spring semester by November 1st, and by May 30th for groups beginning or continuing in the fall semester.

Submit completed applications and continuation requests via email to dreshercenter@umbc.edu. Include the subject lines (as appropriate), “New Faculty Working Group Application” or “Request to Continue a Faculty Working Group.”

Click here for a list of current Dresher Center Faculty Working Groups.