WELTY ENDOWMENT FOR SYSTEMIC PROGRAM & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Elizabeth Welty
Dr. Elizabeth Welty

Thanks to a generous gift from Dr. Elizabeth Welty, we established the Welty Endowment for Systemic Program and Professional Development as a tool for college faculty and departments to develop new and innovative learning opportunities for students.

Welty Grant applications will available this fall

Every year, one three-year, $50,000 grant will be awarded to the project that best focuses on emerging trends and regional needs and emphasizes subject matter that students need now and in the future.  First year funding enables faculty teams to research emerging issues or trends affecting their field of instruction or industry, then revamp old curriculum, create new coursework and/or programs, and expand academic planning development. Second year funding is dedicated to faculty and staff training, with third year funding committed to implementation.

ready to apply?

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES

download the application form

Learn more:

Curious how the Welty Grant Screening Committee evaluates your application?  We encourage you to download the Welty Grant Score Card to get a sense of what they’re looking for in your application. Also, if you need help building your budget, this sample budget template may be of use.

To make your application as successful as possible, we encourage you to take a look at these examples of previous Welty Grant applications that were funded.

Undergraduate Research Program

Organizational Transformation And Continuous Improvement

Still have questions? Contact the Foundation at at (509) 434-5123. Good luck!

additional information:

download the welty grant brochure

Want to support this great program and help us award more grants each year?  Designate the Welty Endowment in your gift!

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