University of Chicago Women's Board

The application period for the 2022-2023 Women’s Board Grants Fund cycle is now closed.

Please feel free to review the information below in preparation for our next cycle, which will open in winter 2023.

The application for funding can be viewed and downloaded by clicking the following link: UCWB-Official-Grants-Application-Form-for-2022-2023.

The form must be completed and returned electronically via this Google Form no later than 5:00 p.m. Central time on Thursday, March 24, 2022. (Please note that the deadline has been extended from the previous deadline of Monday, March 21, 2022.) Your completed application submission must also include a letter of endorsement in PDF format, as well as a relevant image that may be used for limited communication purposes in the future regarding your application if it is selected for funding.

University of Chicago Women’s Board Grants Fund Timeline for 2022-2023 Funding

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Central time: Deadline for submissions for 2022-2023 funding.
Friday, April 22, 2022: On or before this date, all applicants will be informed of their status. Finalists will be invited to submit their final presentation as a 5-minute Zoom video which will be made available to all 500 Women’s Board members for comment, including the 20 members of this year’s Grants Committee. At this time, finalists will also be invited to schedule a 10-minute Q&A session with the Grants Committee.
Early May 2022 (exact date TBD): Finalists must submit their 5-minute presentation videos.
Week of May 16, 2022: Finalist Q&A sessions will take place and final deliberations will be completed.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022: By this date, all finalists will be informed of their status.
June 30, 2022: All awardees must complete the acceptance form by this date to receive funding. This form includes acknowledgement of the terms of the grant as well as the six-digit University of Chicago FAS account number to which the funding will be transferred.
August/September 2022: Funding is distributed to awardees.

Please contact the Women’s Board with any inquiries at