Professional Development

Professional Development Fund

What is the Professional Development Fund?

Our number one goal as a student government is to serve the students. The Professional Development Fund does just that. If there is a conference or professional training that you would like financial help with, read all of the details of what the Professional Development Fund entails including required documents.

What does it pay for?

This fund pays for entrance to a conference, workshop, lecture, symposium, presentation, job fair, continuing education or other non-credit class, mentoring program, motivational speaker, research project outside of your classes/degree program. The Professional Development Fund is to be used for an event that ties back in some way to your college goals, aspirations or activities.

What doesn't it pay for?

These funds cannot pay for credit classes, degree programs, prerequisites, certifications/recertification needed for credit classes/degree programs, tutoring, loan repayment, course materials/equipment needed for credit classes/degree programs, requirements of credit classes/degree programs or requirements of requirements of credit classes/degree programs. PDF does not pay for travel costs, meals or lodging. PDF does not pay for car repairs, clothing or utility bills. The PDF is not a scholarship and shall not be used as such.

How do I apply?

See the Professional Development Fund application.