Butler Awards Committee Short Course/Workshop Attendance
Up to $750 for an international short
Up to $500 for a domestic short
Short Course/Workshop Attendance Grant
Program: The grant provides funds to support
members of the faculty in scholarly or artistic activities related
to their College work such as pursuit of advanced course work
(excluding graduate course work); retraining to develop a new
specialty, such as computer programming; to learn a new research
skill, such as oral history techniques; or to develop a new
pedagogical skill, such as competency-based instruction.
(Domestic travel includes travel within the continental U.S. and
travel to Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Canada. All other
travel is international travel.)
Your application must consist of a program statement:
- A description of the short course/workshop the applicant wishes
to attend and how it will contribute to his/her professional
- A copy of the workshop announcement and program.
- The statement should be typed and formatted in the following
way: 1.5 line spacing, Times New Roman font (11 or 12pt.), one
inch margins all around, and no more than two pages.
- A budget summary that lists and totals all requested
expenditures. Requests over the domestic/international maximum must
include a written justification.
- The proposal should be signed by the applicant, Head of
Department or Program, and Dean of the College.
- Proposals that do not conform to these guidelines will be
returned without evaluation. Use the
form that is currently on the website. The BAC will
not accept proposals on outdated forms.
Deadline: Proposals are due on the first of
each month, one month prior to the date of the short course.
Report: A report describing the knowledge or
skills gained by attending the short course is due in the Institute
for Research and Scholarship office no more than 60 days following
the end of the course. It is also recommended that, when
appropriate, the faculty member should share the knowledge gained
with his or her colleagues by giving a seminar or colloquium.