Passer Award Committee Report, Spring 2016

Three applications for travel funds were received and reviewed by the Passer Endowment Education Award committee for the September 1, 2015 submission deadline. All three applications were submitted using the online application form found on the Passer Education Grant site.

Two of the three requests were approved for funding by the committee to facilitate grant recipient’s travel to attend workshops and/or courses that will enhance their teaching and/or professional development. Total funds awarded $1957. Congratulations are extended to Francis Burns and William Case.

In 2015, the Passer Committee awarded a total of $5000 travel grants. Thirteen applicants were received during this time period of which eight of the applications were approved for funds.

CHED members and eligible colleagues are encourage to submit a request for support for professional development from the Passer Endowment. Guidelines for submission and online applications are available at the Passer Portfolio site found on the ACS Division of Chemical Education (http://www.divched.org/awards/dorothy-and-moses-passer-education-fund-0). If request is sent via email (Catherine.MacGowan@armstrong.edu) please use PDF format.

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