Applying for Grants

The AAUP Foundation provides financial support to individuals and organizations that support the charitable purposes of the Foundation. The Foundation supports organizations that set as a standard or goal a commitment to establishing and supporting the principles of academic freedom and the quality of higher education in a free and democratic society.


Centennial Contest

The AAUP Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its Centennial Contest. The theme for the Contest was  “Academic Freedom: Its Concept, Its History, Its Successes, and Its Failures,” and the following submissions embody the Centennial Contest theme.

Winning Undergraduate Essay:

Mr. Marcus Wendel, Michigan State University