ICTL Professional Development Award Program

Professional Development Award Program

The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to faculty, staff, and lecturers for the cost of professional development activities including, travel expenses, registration fees, books and materials, and pertinent professional development expenses. These funds are provided in order to encourage staff, faculty, and lecturers to pursue professional development opportunities.

Awards can cover the cost to attend professional development programs and activities up to a maximum of $3,000 per award.

Applications are generally accepted from all faculty, staff, and lecturers (full-time, part-time, or renewable casual hire positions). This program is not available for student assistants.


  • Applications are judged on the benefits to be gained by the applicant and relevancy to the college’s goals.
    See Professional Development Award (off-island) rubric.
  • Some priority may be given to those presenting at conferences or taking a leadership role at a conference.
  • Some priority may be given to applicants who have not received funding for travel through the Professional Development Award Program in the past two years.
  • The number of awards for attendance at a single workshop/conference may be limited.
  • Retroactive application requests will not be accepted.


1. Submit your application online using the link above.

2. Obtain proof (email reply or memo) of your supervisor’s approval (division chair, unit head etc.) for your travel grant application and upload with your application.

3. Upload the required material to support your request for travel funds. Supporting material can be combined into one pdf or several pdfs may be uploaded to the application site.

4. Applications for travel awards must be submitted by the following deadline dates:

For Travel Between

Application Deadline - First Friday of:

January to March


April to June


July to September


October to December


(revised July 2018)