Professional Development Grants

The Professional Development Committee would like to announce a call for Professional Development Grant proposals for the 2023-2024 academic year.  All tenure-track, tenured faculty, and instructors are encouraged to apply for these funds for domestic and international travel and/or research.  Faculty may request funding for as many virtual and/or in-person conferences as desired.  Grants will be awarded to faculty and instructors who are conference presenters, attendees or for monies to conduct/disseminate faculty research.     

Professional Development Grant Guidelines and Application Form 23-24

Applications should be submitted electronically to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at If you have questions, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at or one of the PDG committee members listed below. 

If you received Professional Development Grant funding in 2023-2024, please complete the following report:

Professional Development Grant Report Form 23-24

View Past Professional Development Reports


Questions? Contact any of us.

Professional Development Committee members

Dr. Rajib Choudhury: 356-2028 

Dr. Peter Dykema: 968-0453

Dr. Sarah Gordon: 964-0583 ext 2670

 Dr. Alexis Johnson

Dr. Stephen Jones: 968-0673

 Dr. Cathi Mcmahan: 968-0385

Dr. Jamie Stacy: 880-4046

Dr. Brendan Toner: 968-0449

Dr. Dana Tribble, Chair: 964-3288