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Staff Development Award


The Staff Development Award program is intended principally to assist in professional and personal development of eligible MU staff.

  • Dependent on funding, awarded 3 times a year with $25k each round.

  • Available for conferences, workshops, short courses, or other appropriate short-term experiences.

  • Eligible applicants must be full time (>75% FTE) permanent University of Missouri (Columbia Campus) staff members, non-hospital, without academic appointment and who have successfully completed six months of continuous employment with MU by the application deadline.  Current SAC members and Staff Development Award Review Committee members are not eligible to apply while serving their term.

  • Application deadlines for 2017

    • April 6 for May funding

    • August 16 for September funding

    • December 8 for January funding

  • Application Form

  • Scoring Rubric

  • SDA Review Committee Roster