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Academic Year 2018-2019 Access and Diversity Funding Application

**Currently accepting proposals for grants dated to June 30th 2019, submissions due by Feb 1st 2019**


(Proposals for projects dated between JULY 1 2018-JUNE 30 2019)

1. Please refer to the APSU Mission Statement for Access and Diversity. This may be found at: This is the guideline for the use of access and diversity funds. Please tell us how your proposal supports our diversity plan.

2. To be eligible to apply for Access and Diversity Funds you must be a full time employee.

3. Access and Diversity Funds for Faculty and Staff are dependent on funding on an annual basis. There is no guarantee that funds will be available. If available, new funding is received on July 1 of each year.

4. One request per person per fiscal year is considered until all applicants have been considered.

         Tier 1 Rating: Eligible for full funding

          Tier 2 Rating: Eligible for up to 85% funding

          Tier 3 Rating: Eligible for up to 50% funding

5. Submit all your travel claims and other paperwork within ten (10) working days after your project/travel is complete. Be sure to have all applicable signatures (department head, dean, etc.) before you submit your claims. Be advised that Travel Claims will be paid in accordance with APSU policies (e.g. per diem for meals, incidentals, etc.)

6. Submit along with the claim forms/receipts a one paragraph to one page summary of how you used the money and what results were achieved.

7. Proposals should include documentation of the 20% matching funds from department.

8. Please attach an itemized budget to the form using the budget template.

      Required Documents Here.

9. Refer to the rubric regarding committee evaluation of proposals.

      Proposal Evaluation Rubric Here.

Please outline which goals of the strategic plan are addressed through this proposal
Please describe the intended use of funding if awarded
Which High Impact practices are addressed?
Which Transformational Learning elements will be included?
Describe means of examining its success; to include, but not limited to: post-programmatic survey, feedback from participants, research evaluation, qualitative program evaluation, quantitative tracking, etc.
In addition to requested budget form, please outline projected expenses.
Additional Documentation Required
Please email the additional documentation to