Professional Development Opportunities for MACEDEP Members



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Professional development financing

NOTE:  Some of the Extension awards also come with professional development funds.

  • Extension Fellowships
    • Up to $1,000 single award; $3,000 lifetime.  if awarded must wait five years to apply again.  Must have been employed two years.
  • Ronald J. Turner Global Education Award
    • Up to $1,000 (based on actual expenses) awarded to one faculty each year to support a global education opportunity.  Must have been employed three years.
  • Tom and Pat Buchanan Endowment
    • Up to $500 (based on actual expenses) for a professional development activity.  Preference for regional specialists in business development and HES.  Must have been employed three years.
  • Community Development Endowment
    • Up to $500 in supplemental support; in exceptional cases requests for up to $1,000 will be considered.  Supports activities that enhance community development, with emphasis on professional development
  • UMEA Scholarships
    • Up to $1,000, must be a current UMEA member and a member two years prior.

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Recognition and awards

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