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 1: 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.

Additionally, we highly recommend you do the following:

Refer to Concordia University’s Travel Policy Guidelines , when filling your budget request (section B) :

Download the Professional Development digital application form

Download the Professional Development digital application form