RAFO Professional Development Form
Adjunct Faculty Mini-Grant Application, Fall, 2023
ELIGIBILITY: Funds are available to adjunct faculty who are full bargaining unit members of RAFO. This professional development activity should be designed to help adjunct faculty members enhance their teaching and other academic skills related to the field in which they are teaching. Activities not sponsored by Roosevelt University will have priority. Faculty members who have not previously received funds will receive priority over those who have received a grant in the past.
DEADLINE: October 10, 2023
AWARD NOTIFICATION: October 31, 2023
Completed applications should be delivered to the RAFO Professional Development Committee in Room 855 of the Auditorium Building OR may be sent via e-mail to RAFO at: www.rafo.org.
FUNDING: Applicants who are awarded a mini-grant will receive an amount from $100 to $750 (based on quarter-credit increments). Awards will be paid after the recipient submits: (1) a summary of the completed activity; (2) a list of expenses; and (3) proof the activity was completed.
INSTRUCTIONS: Complete and submit this application form. The RAFO Professional Development Committee will review all Proposals.
APPLICANT NAME: _____________________________________ For FALL Semester, 2023
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT ______________________________________________________
CAMPUS: _____ CHICAGO _____ SCHAUMBURG _____ ONLINE
NUMBER OF CLASS(ES) ASSIGNED THIS SEMESTER (if any) ______
TITLE OF PROPOSAL _________________________________________________________
CATEGORY OF PROPOSAL
_____Research (Institutional Research Board approved?) _____Workshop _____Conference
_____Course _____Creative Activities ____Other
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PROPOSED BUDGET (please list all expected costs here and date of activity; list can be attached)
GOALS OF THE PROPOSED ACTIVITY (Please identify how your proposed activity will benefit you and your students. You may attach up to a 1-page narrative)
Please provide actual receipts and additional narrative upon completion of project. If you are
unable to satisfy the requirements of the grant, please contact Dr. Ami Hicks at:
FOR RAFO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE USE ONLY
RAFO, ROOM 855, AUDITORIUM BUILDING DATE RECEIVED_________________