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Faculty Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee (PDC) shall review and make funding recommendations on matters that enhance the professional effectiveness of faculty members in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and research.

Grant Applications

The PDC awards grants to help fund new research projects; travel to conferences, workshops, or training; and colloquia for the university community.

Please review the policies of the PDC in the PDC Handbook before applying.

The PDC will accept applications from September , 2021 to April 30, 2022. Travel awards for internation travel will only cover conference registration fees. The total of all PDC for any individual should not exceed $3,000.

Grant Application Resources
Research Travel Colloquia
PDC HANDBOOK PDC Handbook Pages 8-14 PDC Handbook Pages 15-20 PDC Handbook Pages 21-25
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Total PDC limit of $3,000 per individual

$3,000 $1,600 $1,200
APPLICATIONS Research Grant Travel Grant Colloquia Grant