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Development Grant Application Form

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WTAMU Foundation Development Grant Application Form

The West Texas A&M University Foundation is accepting faculty grant applications for fiscal year 2022 (FY22).

WTAMU Foundation was established in 1946 to support West Texas A&M University and its students by seeking, receiving, and administering gifts and grants in order to advance the mission of the University.

The Foundation will accept applications for WTAMU Foundation Development Grants from Monday, October 4th – Monday, November 1st. Applicants will be notified by January 7, 2022. All applications are scored based on the following criteria:

  1. Sufficient information on proposed professional development activity or project                    
  2. Impact of activity or project on other colleagues, students, professional development, research and/or WTAMU  
  3. Supportive and satisfactory statement of need               
  4. Adequate and realistic budget (eg: Food $___, Registration $___, Travel $___, Hotel $___, Equipment $___, etc.)

Allowable uses of funds include but are not limited to: research materials, publication needs, technology, travel, conference fees, equipment and curriculum support. The Foundation will receive many worthy applications but only a limited number will be funded each year depending on the availability of funds.

Please Note:

  1. Only one application may be submitted each grant cycle.
  2. Your Department Head/Associate Dean must approve the proposed project or activity prior to submitting an application.
  3. Maximum Request: $5,000
  4. Minimum Request: $250
  5. This is a reimbursement grant program. Reimbursements will be coordinated through the Provost’s Office.
  6. WTAMU Foundation Development Grants are approved for a specific purpose. Grant funds remaining, after allowable costs are reimbursed, are retained.
  7. Please do not include your name or names of other WTAMU employees in the body of the application.
  8. WTAMU Foundation Development Grants are not intended to replace departmental funding.
  9. Grant recipients who have received a cumulative of five grants from the WTAMU Foundation must wait two (2) years from the date of their last WTAMU Foundation Development Grant award letter before applying again for a grant.
  10. WTAMU Foundation Development Grant are not available to fund advanced degrees.

Contact Jayla Wilhelm, Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, at (806) 651-2322 or jwilhelm@wtamu.edu with any questions, comments, or concerns.

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