PDA-PDA Flyer Feb 2023

PDA Professional Development Award (PDA-PDA)


COVID-19 travel guidelines

COVID-19 guidelines are subject to change frequently. It is the responsibility of the traveler to know the restrictions and protocols in place at the time of their event. Please check at: https://www.cu.edu/psc/travel/psc-updates-related-coronavirus-travel

Of note:

All domestic and international travel must be approved prior to booking a trip via Concur Request at https://www.cu.edu/psc/training/booking-travel/requesting-approval-travel

No Outside Internet Airfare Bookings. All University-related travel must be booked either online through Concur Travel and Expense System or through a travel agent with CBT.

Currently, the PDA-PDA can be used towards reimbursement for professional development activity-related expenses (e.g., travel, workshop/conference/training registration fees). If you are not sure whether your intended conference or workshop qualifies for the PDA-PDA, please contact the Award Committee at postdocassociation@ucdenver.edu. Currently, childcare expenses are not eligible to be used with this award.

Please read the instructions carefully. Applications that do not meet eligibility requirements will be disqualified.

Thank you for your interest in the PDA Professional Development Award. Please read all instructions and regarding deadlines, award amounts, eligibility, application tips, scoring, etc. before you start your application.

  • Once you click the application link or "Apply Now" button, you will be redirected to enter your university login credentials. These are required to enter the application portal. 
  • We encourage current postdoctoral fellows to apply for an award for a professional development opportunity taking place during the specified eligible time frames.
  • We hold 3 application cycles per year.
  • Individuals awarded a PDA Professional Development Award will have 30 days following the END of their professional development opportunity to submit for reimbursement. At this time, funds are NOT available prior to your event; funds are only available for reimbursement once your event has concluded.
  • Eligible professional development opportunities include, but are not limited to, conference attendance for presentation of research, conference attendance for networking and professional growth, clinical training events, in-person and virtual workshops and trainings (e.g., statistical methods workshops). Currently, childcare expenses are NOT eligible to be used for by this award.