Academic Staff Professional Development Grants

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Fall 2019 Academic Staff Professional Development Grants – RFP for Spring 2020 activities. Activities have to begin between January 1, 2020, and June 30, 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, September 24, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm, Union South (Check TITU)
    –    Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm, 1345 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

  • October 25, 2019 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • November 1, 2019 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • November 15, 2019 – School/College/Division Dean/Director electronically approves proposal
  • November 15, 2019 – School/College/Division Dean/Director emails ranked list of applications to the Secretary of the Academic Staff (if applicable)
  • Week of December 16, 2019 – 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 Fall 2019 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Activities are due January 31, 2020
  • Reports for Spring 2020 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Activities are due July 31, 2020

Next Competition

The next competition will be announced on or around January 29, 2020, for activities in July-December 2020.

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