Presented by The Graduate School
Deadline for Fall 2017 semester applications (for event dates 8/30/17-1/8/18) is 5:00 p.m. on August 23, 2017. Applications may be submitted after the deadline, but will not be included in the Fall Semester lottery. Instead, they will be granted on a first come first served basis if funds are still available.The maximum amount awarded is $500.00. All graduate and professional students are limited to one COGS Professional Development Award during their MSU academic career.
This program is intended to support graduate/professional students attend events or engage in activities that enhance their professional development. A qualified event includes but is not limited to a local, regional, national or international workshop, academic competition, convention, or association meeting in which the primary goal of event participants is to obtain or hone a skillset useful to their profession both creative and scholarly. Please read the Professional Development Guidelines before applying.
**All applications must be submitted using the correct online application dependent on the event date**
**Fall applications will not be reviewed until after the August 23, 2017 deadline.
**Spring applications will not be reviewed until after the January 2, 2018 deadline.
**Summer applications will not be reviewed until after the April 4, 2018 deadline.