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Writing a Successful Professional Development Grant

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Sarah Schutt

October 1, 2009

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These grants are intended for professional development and/or training to improve the effectiveness of academic staff members in their current roles. The funds are not intended for training on basic job requirements, or for course development.

To be eligible for this award,staff must not have been awarded this funding in the previous two rounds of competition (Fall, 2008 or Spring, 2009).

Submission deadlines:
To Department Chair or unit head - October 16, 2009
To School/College Dean or equivalent - October 23, 2009
To Secretary of the Academic Staff - October 30, 2009

Departments are expected to match the Professional Development Grant funds awarded by the committee. If budget constraints prevent departments from contributing their share of the funding, please let affected staff know before they begin working on a grant application.