The Individual Development Awards Program has the following eligibility requirements:
Full-time or part-time employees who are represented by United University Professions
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 who 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.