Application for Professional Development Funds

Participating (Non-tenure Track) Faculty
Application for Professional Development Funds
2020-21 Awards

The Office of the Provost has allocated $10,000 to be distributed to participating faculty for professional development activities during the 2020-21 academic year (funds must be spent prior to June 15, 2021). All participating faculty (faculty not tenured or on the tenure track), full and part-time, are eligible to receive an award up to $500. Awards will be made for relevant professional development activities, including, but not limited to: conference /workshop registration (virtual), journal subscriptions, memberships for professional organizations, training, books, equipment, unique software, etc.

A sub-committee of the Participating Faculty Task Force will review applications and determine award recipients. Criteria include (1) how the award (funds) will be used (2) the potential impact of the award, and (3) whether or not, and if so how much, the applicant has already received in professional development funds from other sources (e.g., department / college) this academic year.

Apply using the form below. Applications are due by close of business (4:30pm) on Friday, October 2, 2020.

Contact Dr. Gary Meyer, senior vice provost for Faculty Affairs, with questions about the application or awarding process.


Full or Part-time Faculty Member: