Eligibility

Eligibility

The Individual Development Awards Program has the following eligibility requirements:

  • Full-time or part-time employees who are members of United University Professionals (UUP).
  • Full-time employees must be in the bargaining unit at the time of the award and during the dates of the project or activity. Part-time employees who meet the eligibility tests for 26 weeks coverage for health benefits, and are eligible for health benefits during the summer, will also be eligible for funding for a project or activity that occurs during the summer whether or not they are on the payroll.
  • The proposed project or activity must:
    • Enable the employee to meet one or more of the criteria specified in the following SUNY Policies of Board of Trustees: Title A. Evaluation of Academic Employees, §4. Criteria (a) - (e); Title B. Promotion of Academic Employees, §2. Criteria (a) - (e); or Title C. Evaluation and Promotion of Professional Employees, §5. Criteria (a) - (e), of Article XII Evaluation and Promotion of Academic and Professional Employees, of the Policies of the Board of Trustees.
    • Meet particular areas of interest or activities within the categories eligible for support as identified by the Campus Professional Development Committee.
  • Projects or activities must fall within the following categories:
    • Basic, applied, or historical research.
    • Curriculum or instructional material development.
    • Workshop, seminar, internship, or course work not covered by Article 46, Program for Tuition Assistance or SUNY tuition waiver.
    • Conference participation or attendance.
    • Preparation of material for publication.
    • Grant proposal development.
    • Artistic or creative endeavors.
    • Other work-related professional development projects or activities.