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K-State Today

January 12, 2022

Professional development funding opportunity for academic advisors

Submitted by Office of the Vice Provost for 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 or meetings during the spring 2022 term. Applications are invited from any faculty or professional advisors at K-State — Manhattan, Salina, Olathe, or Global campuses.

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 Jan. 28 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 his/her 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.

We plan to send awards out on Feb. 4.

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