The Online Professional Development Program is a student fee funded program that provides financial resources for students to participate in various forms of online professional development. The funds can be used to cover registration fees for the experience. The online professional development experience must align with the student’s area of study and/or career goals.
The following forms of professional development are eligible for program participation:
•Conferences/conventions/professional meetings (online)
•Competitions (non-athletic, co-curricular only)
Students are eligible to receive up to $625 per fiscal year.
Students must be enrolled in at least 1 credit of coursework on the Main (Auraria) MSU Denver Campus the semester they plan to travel. Extended campus courses, correspondent courses and other coursework exempt from the Student Affairs Fee do not count toward the 1-credit requirement. No exceptions can be made for this enrollment requirement.
The following actions/items are required for a proposal to be considered for funding:
After receiving notice of funding awards, the student will work with the program administrator to register and pay for their professional development event. The program can either use a University Corporate Card (credit card) or the student can pay out of pocket and get reimbursed by the program. Following the professional development event, the student will be required to complete an evaluation about their experience.
The Funding Committee consists of MSU Denver staff and student(s). The committee has two regular voting members.
The Committee bases its recommendations on the following:
Funding decisions may be appealed to the program administrator for reconsideration in special situations.
Student Travel & Professional Development Funding is a student fee funded program within the Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion.
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