As mentioned at previous UIDUG meetings, there is an award on campus to help defray costs of professional development endeavors. Below is the description of the award. The deadline for applications is JULY 1, so if you were considering applying, you'd better do so soon!
MARY JO SMALL FELLOWSHIP
The Mary Jo Small Staff Fellowship is an award that University of Iowa staff members may use to help defray costs of regional, national, or international meetings or workshops, training opportunities on and off-campus, and/or work release time to prepare publications.
ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA
- All Professional and Scientific and Merit staff members who hold a regular appointment of 50 percent or greater and have been currently employed for two or more consecutive years at the University (with no breaks in employment) by the application deadline, are eligible for the Mary Jo Small Staff Fellowship.
- Selection for the awards will be based upon documentation of recognized contributions which support the University's mission and goals
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.uiowa.edu/learn/awards/mjsfellow.html