Professional Development Grant Program

At the heart of Staff Council is a desire to help staff who want to help themselves. Guided by this desire, our 2014-15 Professional Development Committee formed a plan to help fund staff enrollment in professional development courses.

By requesting funds using this grant you are certifying that:

  • Your supervisor approves of your participation in this activity
  • You understand you are responsible for any travel authorizations and complying with university regulations and procedures related to this activity
  • You will meet with the Staff Council Executive Committee (or its designee) within 6 months of participation to discuss the use of the grant and the development you received

Application Process for funds:

    1. Get supervisor approval
      • Download and complete supervisor approval form
    2. Send an email to and include the following information:
      • Your name and EID
      • Your job title and department
      • What program you’re applying to or the proposed activity you’re asking for
      • The date(s) of the activity
      • Your development goal
      • The cost (requests above $500 may require additional documentation and be subject to further review; otherwise, funding is contingent on availability)
      • Your supervisor’s name and email
      • A copy of the completed supervisor approval form
    3. After verification and approval, funds will be distributed




UTSC Calendar

Nothing from January 19, 2018 to March 19, 2018.