Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Fund

The Career Center Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Fund supports students (individuals and clubs) who need financial assistance to participate in professional development opportunities that would progress their career development. This fund is developed from the generosity of our 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Reception Sponsors.

General Application Criteria:  

  • Must have a professional development opportunity already set up and be able to provide date for activity in order to apply for funding.
  • Funding is for expenses incurred as a result of participating in the professional development. Amount of award is at the discretion of award committee.
  • Expenses eligible for fund reimbursement include travel, food, lodging, and conference/speaker’s fees.
  • If applying as an individual, professional development must be related to career field.  Please take care to explain why this experience is important to your career development.

To apply for funding, please complete the application and budget worksheet.  Following review of your application, the award committee will contact finalists about next steps in the process.  

Fall Application Deadline: 12/1/16

Spring Application Deadline: 4/1/17

**NOTE: Exceptions may be made due to extraordinary circumstances