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Staff Personal Research & Development Award

The Staff Personal Research & Development Award is intended to encourage a wide range of creative and exploratory pursuits for full-and part-time staff. Full-time staff can request up to $3,000 and part-time staff can request up to $1,500. Up to $15,000 will be awarded each fiscal year. The funds should be used for personal growth, expanded awareness, research towards personal learning goals, creative projects, and/or contribution to the greater good. Use of funds includes but is not limited to workshops or course fees, materials, and activities supporting personal research and development requests.

Guidelines & Application

Please submit application to Nicole Allen. Application deadline is January 3, 2023.

Staff Discounts on Material Purchases

WashU Human Resources provides resources on community discount programs and Resource Management maintains a list of preferred suppliers that offer contract pricing to Washington University staff and faculty. Though not listed, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store (3109 Watson Rd, St. Louis) also extends WashU contract pricing to staff and faculty.