Career Staff Development Fee Assistance for Career-Related Employee Development Program

Completed applications will be accepted either two months prior to the start of the course (with accompanying registration receipt) and up to two months following the completion of the course (with registration receipt AND transcripts). Please note that ALL awards require transcript documentation as described in detail below.


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Applications are reviewed by committee. Questions or inquiries about the application process can be submitted to Linda Mijangos,

Conditions of Award

  • Employees must be career staff employees with a minimum of one year of service, and must be in good standing (most recent performance evaluation must be satisfactory/meets expectations or higher).
  • Training must assist the employee in obtaining his/her career goals at UC Davis; training that is specific to an employee's current position will not be considered for an award under this program.
  • Applications may be submitted for enrollment in career-related courses offered by colleges, universities, or other training institutions such as UC Davis Extension.
  • Courses offered by outside institutions that duplicate those available through campus Staff Development & Professional Services or UCDHS Training and Development offices or through UC Davis Extension may not be approved.
  • Due to budgetary constraints, funds are not available to pay for conferences/professional meetings. Applications for training related to professional continuing education will not be considered.
  • Only fully completed and timely applications will be considered - applications must be submitted no more than 2 months following the completion of the training.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the employee's responsibility to retain a copy of the application and supporting documentation.
  • Employees funded through this program must submit:
    • Proof of payment for program registration at the time the application is submitted
    • proof of satisfactory completion (e.g., transcript or official course grade) within two months of the last class day of the course. Failure to provide proof of completion will result in the employee being held financially liable for all funded costs. Send proof to the Office of Campus Community Relations (address, contact information above).

Fee Assistance Award Procedure

  • Payment of award will be made upon approval of the application
  • Up to $600 may be awarded in a fiscal year (July through June).  However, a maximum of $300 is given per applicant request.  An Employee may not receive more than $1,500 for an individual degree or certificate program.

Other Information

Additional application forms may be obtained on the web at Questions may be directed to Linda Mijangos,

Applicant Checklist

  1. 3-Page Application for Career Staff Fee Assistance Payment
  2. Copy of course announcement/description with dates and fees
  3. Proof of payment for course (original receipt)

» I have read and understand all directions and admonitions above, please take me to the application form.