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Internal WSU Awards

Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects

Grants are awarded through a competitive application process to full-time undergraduate students engaged in faculty-sponsored research and creative projects.

Undergraduate Travel for Presentations

Grants are awarded to support undergraduates who, selected through a competitive application and review process, are invited to make presentations at local, regional or national conferences.

WSU Foundation Special Projects Awards

Special Project Award grants support WSU faculty and staff conducting unique one-time projects that lead to innovative research, curriculum and new program development, and scholarly publication.

Lyceum Series

The Lyceum Committee sponsors cultural enrichment and educational activities open to the general public, such as lectures, readings, performances, concerts, residencies and film series.

ASF PIF Awards

ASF Professional Improvement Funds awards are available to ASF employees to support professional development such as formal coursework and workshops, conferences, travel to other sites to observe a process or technologies, licensure and certification programs, and other activities.

ASF Sabbatical Awards

ASF Sabbatical Awards support extended leave to undertake additional studies or other endeavors that will enhance the member's contribution to the university.

IFO PIF Awards

IFO PIF (Professional Improvement Funds) awards are available to IFO employees to support professional development such as completion of terminal degree programs, scholarship research and creative activity, scholarly presentations, professional travel, professional development workshops, or activities directly related to the five criteria in Article 22 of the Minnesota State/IFO collective bargaining agreement and an individual’s Professional Development Plan (PDP).

Learn more about the deadlines (PDF) for this award process.

IFO Sabbatical Awards

IFO sabbaticals are available to enhance professional development, support department goals, and meet instructional, service or research priorities of the university.

Learn more about the deadlines (PDF) for this award process.