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ADDvancement Awards

The Office of Academic Development (OAD) provides resources to enhance professional development through funding of proposals in two categories:
  • Instructional integration awards
  • Mini-sabbaticals
In addition, the OAD will consider requests for support of academic development opportunities throughout the year. Funds are limited. Contact the OAD for additional information and criteria for applications for funding.

Maximum amount

The maximum amount that may be requested for any single Instructional Integration Award is $10,000 (*$5,000 for mini-sabbaticals) and funding of multiple awards/category is anticipated. Funds will be awarded for one year. Unexpended award balances may be carried forward, following review and approval.

Allowable budget lines are for equipment, travel/training expenses (including participation in short training courses or longer term "mini-sabbaticals"*), expenses associated with consultants/speakers/visiting scholars, expenses associated with hosting a conference or symposium, supplies and materials, or contractual service necessary to successfully address collaborative project objectives.