Applications for 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

Aug. 17, 2020

Applications for 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

Applications for the 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open.  Applications will be accepted through Sept. 21, 2020. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. 

The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities. 

Administrative Guidelines for Distribution of Faculty Professional Development, Professional Travel, and Research Funds can be found in Connections under the Office of Academic Affairs channel. 

These guidelines include information on eligibility, accepted use of funds, and the relevant timelines.

How to Apply 

In preparation for submitting the online application, adjunct faculty members are encouraged to have the following items available:

  • A current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • A list of recent courses taught, including course number and title
  • A written endorsement from main campus department chair or extended campus director
  • A brief (no more than 250 words) description or overview of the request
  • A detailed budget of expected expenses

The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. For questions or more information, please contact Rita Smith, director, Academic Resources and Planning in the Office of Academic Affairs ( or 314-246-6914).

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