Policies & Resources

Dependent Care Assistance

 CICADA Primary Care Grants

The Cyclotron Institute Cultural Awareness and Diversity Assembly Primary Care Grant Program provides funds to cover primary care needs for members of the Cyclotron Institute incurred when participating in a scholarly conference, symposium, workshop, meeting or experiment.


APS Childcare Grants

The American Physical Society (APS) initiated a childcare grant program to aid career advancement for women physicists with the opportunity to attend the March and April APS annual meetings. The childcare grants cover on-site care at the meetings, home childcare expenses due to unavailability of the primary caregiver and expenses for bringing a caregiver or dependent to the meeting. Prof. Yennello’s initiative on the APS Childcare Grants allow for women physicists to continue advancing in the physical sciences field. 

For more information on applying for a childcare grant, click here


College of Science Primary Care Grants for Professional Travel

Prof. Yennello started a program whereby the Texas A&M University College of Science provided primary care grants for professional travel for faculty, staff member, postdoctoral candidates or graduate students seeking to attend conferences or meetings that will advance their professionalism and career. The College of Science has become the College of Arts & Sciences, where a similar policy for faculty has continued. 

You can download the application form here


College of Science Parental Leave Guidelines

Prof. Yennello started a program whereby the Texas A&M University College of Science had guidelines for parental leave for the birth or adoption of a new child for eligible faculty members.  The College of Science has become the College of Arts & Sciences, for more information click here