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Professional Development Grants

Professional Development Grant information and deadlines
These grants focus on professional development and/or training to improve the effectiveness of the academic staff members in their current roles. The funds are not intended for training on fundamental job requirements or for course development.

Professional Development Program Sponsorship information
The Professional Development Program Sponsorship Fund offers one-time planning grants for on-campus or local professional development activities which are sponsored by UW-Madison and are intended to benefit multi-unit groups of UW-Madison academic staff.

Executive Education Grants

Executive Education Grants are awarded annually each spring. Sponsored by Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, academic staff can apply to attend a 2-3 day course offered by Executive Education. To learn more about Executive Education and to view its course offerings visit

Current announcement: Executive Education Grant Announcement.

Online application system: