Application Due Date Extended for Career Development Grants

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In recognition that the end of the year can be a busy and potentially overwhelming time, the application deadline has been extended to January 8, 2024. 

The intent for this extra time is to support our colleagues who have plans for well-deserved personal time off to rest, recharge, and celebrate. 

Key Updates

  • The new application deadline is January 8, 2024.
  •  The fund’s administration team will be unavailable to respond to emails from December 22, 2023, through January 1, 2024.
  • The team will begin responding to emails beginning on January 2, 2024. 

Apply by January 8, 2024, for an individual grant of up to $1,500 or a team grant of up to $5,000!

If you have a passion for learning, growth, and teamwork, the Career Development Fund for Staff is for you!

Funds can be used for individual learning and team development activities including:

  • Coursework to earn a degree or certificate
  • Workshop, seminar, or internship
  • Tools, technologies, learning activities, and resources intended to enhance team collaboration
  • Activities to build strong camaraderie, improve workplace culture, and enhance the workplace

The Career Development Fund is administered by University Human Resources in partnership with Voices of the Staff.

Learn More and Apply Now!

Applications for the Career Development Fund For Staff are being accepted through January 8, 2024!

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