Provost

Faculty Development Awards

If you are a faculty member seeking to apply for faculty development funds managed by your college, please apply utilizing the link associated with your respective college below.

Please note: these awards are advertised and managed at the college level and only available during your college's pre-determined award cycle. Please reach out to your unit head or associate dean with questions concerning your college's application cycle.


Professional Development Awards Funded at the College Level

Individual Faculty or Faculty Group ($5,000 Maximum)

This award is for expenses related to disciplinary or extra-disciplinary professional development in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work, service and/or leadership as described in Article 24.1.1-3 for any amount up to $5,000. This award may be used for, but is not limited to, any conference (to participate, present, moderate or attend), event, or opportunity, at the local, state, regional, national, or international level, in support of a Faculty Member’s professional development and any events which aid in the development of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with extra-discipline learning and training to support professional development of an individual’s teaching, leadership, or scholarly activity. Applications under this subsection must come to the College with prior approval from the applicant’s academic unit. There is a maximum of two (2) funded applications per Faculty Member per academic year under this subsection.

Supporting Materials ($500 Maximum)

This award provides funding for hardware and/or software purchases or other supporting materials related to professional development in teaching, research, scholarship, creative work, service and/or leadership as described in Article 24.1.1-3 for a maximum award of $500. Applications under this subsection must come to the College with prior approval from the applicant’s academic unit. There is a maximum of one (1) funded application per Faculty Member per academic year under this subsection.

Award Applications by College

Faculty Development Funds Report Form