CALS-specific instructions for Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications

This is a friendly reminder that Spring 2021 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications for Fall 2021 activities are due to CALS Human Resources on Friday, March 26, 2021.

Information was sent directly to all academic staff from the Deputy Secretary of the Academic Staff, Jake Smith, in this email message.

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.  At that point if approved, department chairs/directors should route to Dawn Wagner for collection via the electronic process.

  • March 19, 2021 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • March 26, 2021 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • April 9, 2021 – School/College/Division Dean/Director electronically approves proposal

Please visit for further information.

The electronic submission system is available at:

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