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Staff Career/Manager Development Grant applications accepted

HR and USAC invite staff to apply for Staff Career Development Grants (SCDG), which award up to $1,000 for individuals/$1,500 for groups toward professional development activities.

Grants are awarded for education and training costs related to the applicant's job and/or career goals. Registration fees, fees for conferences and seminars, tuition for re-training, books, transportation costs, childcare expenses, and job search/outplacement expenses are examples of some of the appropriate uses of the grant. It is a reimbursement grant therefore no funds can be given in advance of approved activities.

The SCDG application deadline is April 30, 2014. The application and more information are available on the HR website.

The Staff Manager Development Grant (SMDG) provides up to $1,000 for managers and supervisors to attend classes, seminars and workshops offered by Ohio State providers.

Grants are awarded for staff manager participation in classes, seminars, conferences or other activities held at The Ohio State University, and offered by one of the following providers:

  • The College of Social Work
  • Fisher College of Business
  • The John Glenn School of Public Affairs
  • The Leadership Institute
  • The Office of Human Resources
  • Office of Outreach and Engagement
  • The Women’s Place

Grants will also provide funds for support materials/expenses associated with these activities, such as: registration fees, books, mileage*, housing and transportation costs, childcare expenses, or other related expenses. Funds will be transferred directly to the provider, or reimbursed to the department of the participant.

*Mileage, housing and transportation will be reimbursed for staff traveling from outside of Columbus only.

The SMDG application deadline is May 15, 2014. The application and more information are available on the HR website.

Eligibility requirements, application timeline and funding period information can be found on pages linked from the human resources Awards & Grants page. These grants are funded by proceeds from the lease of parking operations and contributions to the Campus Campaign.