College of Agriculture Professional Development Grant
The purpose of the College of Agriculture Professional Development Grant is to recognize, encourage and award resources to individuals in the College of Agriculture who wish to pursue professional development activities that will contribute to achieving career goals.
Open to all College of Agriculture staff whose positions support the college in at least 75% capacity.
Excludes faculty and student employees who are offered similar opportunities through other resources.
Open to temporary employees
Employees of CoA at time of grant funding announced
Grants may fund a single event or supplement coursework over a one-year period
Grant may not be given to same individual more than once in a three-year period
Grant may not be used for membership dues in professional organizations
Applications will be judged on the following:
Approximate submission deadlines: January 1 and August 1 every year
Initial Review Committee will be composed of current members of the Professional Development Subcommittee. Future members will serve in a volunteer capacity with annual membership drives to provide diversity amongst departments
Materials to be submitted: online application reflecting above criteria
Reimbursement: The committee will provide grant recipients with an appropriate account number. Either Departmental or Travel cards can be used to allocate those funds. If those are not an option, the Substitute W-9 can be used.
Notification: Six weeks after deadline. Applicant's Business Office will also be informed.
Please note that once the application is started, it cannot
be exited before completion. Be prepared
to explain how the professional development activity will benefit your career
and Purdue. The cost of the activity,
related travel, and other expenses should also be presented.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org