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Professional Development WeekContact: Paige E. Franklin, Ph.D.
The committee conducts three calls-for-proposals over the course of one academic year - October 1 to
September. 30. The expenditure for each round is limited to approximately one-third of our available
funds so that the same level of financial support is available throughout the year. All grants are due
by 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the date listed:
Individual full-time regular University Faculty members, teams of full-time regular University Faculty,
or departments representing full-time regular University Faculty are invited to submit written proposals
for activities that meet the criteria(s) below.
Professional Development Activities may include:
As decided by the administration, all proposals will be evaluated based on how they address one
or more of the following criteria:
In order to be able to support professional travel for as many faculty as possible, there are several
limitations the committee may observe:
Contact with Travel
On/Deem is required for travel fares when preparing your budget. In some cases, there are
greatly reduced GSA (government) fares for international travel. Awardees are required to follow
standard Gallaudet trip reimbursement procedures.
For international travel, applicants are responsible for obtaining all necessary institutional approvals
as stated in the International Travel Plan and Procedures guidelines. More information
on International Travel procedures can be found here:
http://www.gallaudet.edu/rsia/international-travel-forms.html It is important to contact Travel On/ Deem
for fares in preparing your budget. In some cases, there are greatly reduced GSA (government) fares for
This Committee does not fund applications for the purchase of any instructional or reference
materials nor for equipment or software.
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