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PASC Book Scholarship

PASC Book Scholarships offset exempt employees’ educational expenses.

Funding Cycles & Application Deadlines:

Award Cycle

Application Deadline

Anticipated Funding Available/Individual Funding Limit

Expense Period

Fall 2019

November 1, 2019

$300/$100

 Fall term 2019​
Spring 2020

TBD (February 2020)

$300/$100

Spring term 2020

Summer 2020

TBD

$300/$100

Summer term 2020

Fall 2020

TBD

$300/$100

Fall term 2020

Eligibility:

  • Exempt UNC employee working at least 0.5 FTE
  • Previous awardees are not eligible to apply for a new award until one full semester has passed

Funding Restrictions:

  • Each applicant may request up to $100 per cycle
  • Eligible expenses include textbooks and professional exam review materials
  • Anticipated number of awards will vary, based on volume of complete applications received and the sum of amounts requested
  • PASC reserves the right to request paid receipt(s) for any expenses for which applicant requests funding

Review/Decision:

  • Applications must follow the required format and conform to the guidelines to be considered
  • Submission of an application does not guarantee any funding to the applicant 
  • Applicants can be considered for either a book scholarship OR a professional development grant in any one funding semester 
  • Enrollment in a degree-seeking program or enrollment for course credit is not required, but will receive preference
  • Applicants will be notified of a decision within 5-10 business days after the application deadline.

Complete PASC Book Scholarship application


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PASC Professional Development Grant

PASC Professional Development Grants offset exempt employees’ expenses for professional development opportunities.

Funding Cycles & Application Deadlines:

Award Cycle

Application Deadline

Anticipated Funding Available/Individual Funding Limit

Expense Period (PD must occur in this period)

Fall/Winter 2019

November 1, 2019

$500/$250

Sept. 15 - March 14

Spring/Summer 2020

TBD (February 2020)

$500/$250

March 15 - Sept. 14

Eligibility:
  • Exempt UNC employee working at least 0.5 FTE
  • Previous awardees are not eligible to apply for a new award until one full semester has passed
Funding Restrictions:
  • Each applicant may request up to $250 per cycle
  • Eligible expenses include:
    • Conference registrations
    • Webinar registrations
    • Certificate training costs
    • Professional exam preparation course fees
    • Professional exam sitting fees
    • Professional membership dues
  • Anticipated number of awards will vary, based on volume of complete applications received and the sum of amounts requested
  • PASC reserves the right to request paid receipt(s) for any expenses for which applicant requests funding
Review/Decision:
  • Applications must follow the required format and conform to the guidelines to be considered
  • Submission of an application does not guarantee any funding to the applicant 
  • Applicants can be considered for either a book scholarship OR a professional development grant in any one funding semester 
  • Enrollment in a degree-seeking program or enrollment for course credit is not required, but will receive preference
  • Applicants will be notified of a decision within 5-10 business days after the application deadline.

Complete the PASC Professional Development Grant application
NOTE: Published materials (e.g.: webpage; printed brochure) showing date(s) and cost(s) must accompany each application.

CONTACT US

For additional information, email PASC@unco.edu or contact a member of the Executive Council: