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Division of Communications and Marketing
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January 13, 2023

Professional development funding opportunity for academic advisors 

Submitted by Office of Student Success

The office of the vice provost for student success is offering academic advisor professional development awards of up to $750 to subsidize participation in advising-related professional activities and/or conferences during the spring 2023 term. Applications are invited from any faculty or professional advisors at K-State — Manhattan, Salina, Olathe or K-State Online.

These financial awards seek to support attendance at professional conferences to provide advisors with opportunities to further their work, increase their knowledge and skills, network with other professionals and enhance their experience. In addition, it increases the recognition and reputation of Kansas State University.

The deadline for applications is Feb. 1 for the spring semester.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time or part-time employee at the university serving in some advising capacity.
  • Apply to attend professional development activities or a professional conference relevant to their field.
  • Use the funds to help cover registration, travel, meals and/or accommodations.

To apply for the professional development funds, please complete the application in the Qualtrics survey.

Awards will be announced in mid-February.

If you have additional questions, contact the Office of Student Success at studentsuccess@k-state.edu.