Employee Development Grants For School of Medicine Career Staff Employees

The WINGS Program provides tuition reimbursement assistance for the professional and career development of the School’s career staff employees. The Program’s goal is to aid in developing skills, knowledge and other qualities which prepare career staff employees for career growth within the University.

The Dean provides annual funding in support of this employee development grant program. The School of Medicine endorses paid release time for courses which cannot be scheduled outside of work hours. Paid release time is left to departmental management’s discretion, as release time may not always be feasible due to operational necessity. The Office of Administrative Services within the Dean’s Office administers the Program’s application, selection, and reimbursement processes on a quarterly basis.

About the Program

The WINGS Program provides financial assistance for the professional and career development of the School’s career staff employees. The Program’s goal is to aid in developing skills, knowledge and other qualities which prepare career staff employees for career growth within the University.

The Dean provides annual funding in support of this employee development grant program. The School of Medicine endorses paid release time for courses which cannot be scheduled outside of work hours. Paid release time is left to departmental management’s discretion, as release time may not always be feasible due to operational necessity. The Office of Administrative Services within the Dean’s Office administers the Program’s application, selection, and reimbursement processes on a quarterly basis.

Application & Deadlines

The WINGS Application is a two-part process:

  1. Applicant must complete the online application.  
  2. An online Supervisor Endorsement Form needs to be completed by the applicant's supervisor.  It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure their supervisor completes the form.  Instructions regarding the supervisor form are detailed in the online application.

2020 Application Deadlines

For Courses Starting in the Period From To
February 6, 2020

February 15th

May 31st

May 4, 2020

May 15th

August 31st

August 1, 2020

August 15th

November 30th

November 6, 2020

November 15th

February 29th