Maternity/Paternity Award Scheme
Athena SWAN has an award scheme in place that supports staff and students about to go on, on or recently returned from parental leave, for example through funding for maternity leave research support and training courses. To date it has disbursed nearly £90,000. The award is open to all staff, including professional, technical, and administrative staff, and the calls go out twice a year, in January and July.
Applications and any questions regarding this Award Scheme should be directed to DoM Athena Swan Lead, Dorota Rowczenio.
IMPORTANT: If you wish to request a salary for additional staff, please contact Rachel Pandian for salary costs and information, i.e. salary, grade, and spine point, so that the appropriate costs can be calculated.
Maternity / Paternity Awards
In 2013, the Maternity/Paternity Fund award was set up and administered by the SAT team to support during maternity-related leave. It is available to all staff (ARS and PSS) and PhD students. The funds are allocated in addition to the usual maternity, paternity and adoption leave salary entitlement available to all eligible staff, and may cover consumables to continue a project; support so
Maternity / Paternity Awards 2016
Maternity / Paternity Awards 2021