Instructions for Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications for spring 2019 activities

Fall 2018 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications for Spring 2019 activities are due to CALS Human Resources on Friday, November 2, 2018. 

The program is offered to academic staff members who meet the eligibility requirements and hold at least a 50 percent appointment. Grants are for activities beginning between January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019.

Submission information, deadlines and important links follow:

Please complete the online application and attach the appropriate documents in PDF format. Academic staff are to submit the online application to department chair/director.

  • October 26, 2018 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • November 2, 2018 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • November 16, 2018 – School/College/Division Dean/Director electronically approves proposal

Please visit for further information, including the official request for proposals document, an overview of the grants program and FAQs.

The electronic submission system is available at:

If you have questions, please contact Dawn Wagner at or 265-3092; or Carol Hillmer at or 265-5495.

You are also welcome to contact the Professional Development and Recognition Committee at or 263-2985.

Brown Bag Sessions

Two brown bag sessions will be held to share information about the program. They are set for:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Union South (check TITU)
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, 1306 Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)