Applying for Grants

The Ursinus College Grants Office provides assistance to faculty and staff pursuing scholarly and institutional grants and initiatives.

The UC Grants Office coordinates staff from several departments to bring members of the community the best level of service in accordance with the college’s mission and its core values. These services include pre- and post-award administration, regulatory compliance, and the strategic pursuit of institutional priorities.

Recent Grants Awarded to Faculty

In addition to other grant-funded projects, the college currently holds a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the revision of the core curriculum and the development of our first-year advising cohort program. 

Who to talk to:

If you are seeking funding, contact Ava Willis-Barksdale and Annparke Sullivan in advancement for help in proposal development and submission.

When you are awarded, contact Chris Guy in the business office in order to set up budgetary accounts begin processing your expenses.

Several compliance areas interface with the UC Grants Office. If you have a compliance question related to human subjects, contact the IRB. For questions regarding animal subjects compliance, contact the IACUC.

Ava Willis-Barksdale,

Executive Director, Corporate,

Foundation, and Government Relations

Corson Hall 214-H


For information about grant management,
please contact

Christopher Guy,
Associate Controller
Corson Hall 215-D

For information about grant-funded projects at the college,
please contact the Dean’s Office:

Corson 110G
Tel: 610-409-3790
Fax: 610-409-3787