Grant Application Instructions

Application Instructions

Betty Elliott Group Professional Improvement, Innovative Program and Individual Staff Development Grants and Marvin A. Anderson Graduate Scholarship:

  1. Be complete. Plan and follow the application outline
  2. Be brief. Limit the application to TWO pages!
  3. Download the grant application scoring_sheet.pdf as a guide to verify the application is complete. 
  4. Be on time. Type, copy, or paste your application into an email message addressed to your supervisor for approval. Your supervisor must send it to Linda Young on or before February 1.

A response to applicants will be made within 45 days of the grant deadlines.

Reimbursement 
EIE grant recipients must use the awarded funds and ask for reimbursement within ONE YEAR of the award date.

Q. How do I access the funds? 

A. EIE funds are held in an account administered by the ISU Foundation. This account is set up to operate primarily on a cost reimbursable basis. Recipients are reimbursed after they have incurred the cost and provide the necessary documentation.  Funds will be reimbursed for coursework after proof of completion with a grade B or higher.

Q. Can you transfer the grant funds to me directly?

A.No, funds cannot be transferred in a lump sum out of the ISU Foundation account to an individual. These grants operate on a cost reimbursable basis. Some expenses could be directly costed to the EIE account at the time they are incurred.

Because each grant recipient is unique, the Extension Fiscal Office will advise and assist with questions.  Please contact the Extension Fiscal Office at 294-5508 for assistance.

Reporting 
When your project is completed, fill out the Followup_Report.docx and send to: Linda Young

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