To process your digital application effectively, make sure to:
  • provide all supporting documents for your budget request (section B) as PDFs
  • attach a scanned PDF of the signed Supervisor’s Approval of Absence Form (section I)
  • using “PD Application Round 2: Your Name” as the subject line, email your application with the required supporting documents to both:

• Douglas Chananda (VP Special Projects):
• Laurenza Cacciatore (CUPEU Office Administrator) :

For this round, you may still submit hard copies using this print version of the form.

Avoid being disqualified for incomplete information by ensuring that you:
  • disclose previous PD funds you’ve been awarded and when (month, year)
  • provide sufficient travel information and Budget Amounts (e.g. cost of books)
  • provide the exchange rate used
  • while some conferences cover some meals; verify that you are not claiming covered meals
  • submit a written report for prior awards

We encourage members to look for the best cost effective means for their travel and accommodation arrangements.

If your application is approved, we highly recommend you do the following:

Refer to the following documents (issued by Concordia University):

Download the Professional Development digital application form

Download the Professional Development digital application form

The CPDF Committee does not advance funds. Payment of part or all of an activity begins after receipt of the confirmation email from the Chair of the PDC. To be reimbursed for expenses incurred after the activity has taken place, all receipts must be submitted with an expense report. Any amounts claimed above the approved amount will not be reimbursed to the member.