Academic Staff Professional Development Grants

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Spring 2020 Academic Staff Professional Development Grants – RFP for Fall 2020 activities. Activities have to begin between July 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020.

Application Information

  • Request for Proposals (PDF)
  • Grants Program Overview (PDF)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
  • “Writing a Successful Professional Development Grant” presentation – two informational sessions will be offered:
    –    Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm, Union South (Check TITU)
    –    Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm, 1220-1222 Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)
  • View Info Session Presentation (PDF)
  • Online Submission System: https://apps.ohr.wisc.edu/staffdev/
  • View Past PD Grant Submissions (Examples include only narratives and budgets, not attachments)
    Example 1 (Updated 02/2015)
    Example 2 (Updated 02/2015)

Deadlines

  • March 6, 2020 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • March 13, 2020 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • March 27, 2020 – School/College/Division Dean/Director electronically approves proposal
  • March 27, 2020 – School/College/Division Dean/Director emails ranked list of applications to the Secretary of the Academic Staff (if applicable)
  • Week of May 11, 2020 – Announcement of the grants (tentative)

Proposal Evaluation

Proposal criteria includes: relevance and justification of activity; use and impact; program and university benefits; and overall quality of application. A sample scoring sheet is available here: Scoring Sheet

Professional Development Grant Report (REQUIRED FOR GRANT RECIPIENTS)

  • Professional Development Grant Report (click here to complete)
  • Reports for Spring 2020 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Activities are due July 31, 2020
  • Reports for Fall 2020 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Activities are due January 31, 2021

Next Competition

The next competition will be announced on or around September 9, 2020, for activities in January-June 2021.

Questions? Contact Jake Smith, Office of the Secretary of the Academic Staff, 263-2985, pdrc@soas.wisc.edu